oleaster

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin oleaster.

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oleaster (plural oleasters)

  1. A plant in the family Elaeagnaceae,
    1. especially, a plant in the genus Elaeagnus,
      1. especially, the type 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

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun (nominative singular in -er).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative oleaster oleastrī
Genitive oleastrī oleastrōrum
Dative oleastrō oleastrīs
Accusative oleastrum oleastrōs
Ablative oleastrō oleastrīs
Vocative oleaster oleastrī

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ReferencesEdit

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