lychnis

See also: Lychnis

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the genus name.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

lychnis (plural lychnises)

  1. (botany) Any of the genus Lychnis of flowering plants.

LatinEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Ancient Greek λυχνίς (lukhnís, shining).

NounEdit

lychnis f (genitive lychnidis); third declension

  1. a kind of rose
  2. a kind of precious stone
DeclensionEdit

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative lychnis lychnidēs
Genitive lychnidis lychnidum
Dative lychnidī lychnidibus
Accusative lychnidem lychnidēs
Ablative lychnide lychnidibus
Vocative lychnis lychnidēs

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

lychnīs

  1. dative/ablative plural of lychnus

ReferencesEdit

  • lychnis”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • lychnis in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette