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EtymologyEdit

New Latin, from the genus name.

NounEdit

panicum (plural panicums)

  1. Any of the genus Panicum of tropical grasses.
    • 2008 January 18, Steve Bailey, “A Weekend Home That’s Straight Out of a Dream”, in New York Times[1]:
      And his property might remind someone of the dunes of the East End of Long Island: nine acres of artfully placed native grasses like panicum and schizachyrium and meadow plants like rudbeckia and asters.

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From pānus (ear of millet).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

pānicum n (genitive pānicī); second declension

  1. Italian millet, foxtail millet (Setaria italica), panicgrass

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative pānicum pānica
Genitive pānicī pānicōrum
Dative pānicō pānicīs
Accusative pānicum pānica
Ablative pānicō pānicīs
Vocative pānicum pānica

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DescendantsEdit

  • French: panic
  • Italian: panico
  • Romanian: părâng, părinc

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