See also: Laurus

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EtymologyEdit

From Old Latin dacrus. Related to Ancient Greek δάφνη (dáphnē, laurel), whence also the given name Δάφνη (Dáphnē).

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NounEdit

laurus f (genitive laurī); second declension

  1. laurel tree
  2. (metonymically) laurels; a crown of laurel

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative laurus laurī
Genitive laurī laurōrum
Dative laurō laurīs
Accusative laurum laurōs
Ablative laurō laurīs
Vocative laure laurī

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ReferencesEdit

  • laurus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • laurus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • laurus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette