oleaster

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin oleaster

NounEdit

oleaster ‎(plural oleasters)

  1. A plant in the family Elaeagnaceae,
    1. especially, a plant in the genus Elaeagnus,
      1. especially, a plant in the species Elaeagnus angustifolia.
  2. Cultivated olive trees that have re-naturalized, sometimes treated as a species Olea oleaster, the wild olive.

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From ole(a) ‎(olive tree) +‎ -aster.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

oleaster m ‎(genitive oleastrī); second declension

  1. wild olive tree

InflectionEdit

Second declension, nominative singular in -er.

Case Singular Plural
nominative oleaster oleastrī
genitive oleastrī oleastrōrum
dative oleastrō oleastrīs
accusative oleastrum oleastrōs
ablative oleastrō oleastrīs
vocative oleaster1 oleastrī

1May also be oleastre.

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