pinetum

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin pīnētum (pine grove)

NounEdit

pinetum (plural pineta or pinetums)

  1. An arboretum, or part of an arboretum or garden, devoted to growing conifers
    • 1838 February 1, “On the Formation of a Public Botanic Garden”, in The Gardener's Magazine and Register of Rural & Domestic Improvement:
      In the arrangement, of course, I should expect to see every hardy tree which could be collected in any part of the globe; and I even anticipate revelling in quercetums, fraxinetums, salicetums, pinetums, aceretums, &c.

AnagramsEdit


LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

pīnus (pine) +‎ -ētum (grove)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

pīnētum n (genitive pīnētī); second declension

  1. a pine wood, pine grove

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative pīnētum pīnēta
Genitive pīnētī pīnētōrum
Dative pīnētō pīnētīs
Accusative pīnētum pīnēta
Ablative pīnētō pīnētīs
Vocative pīnētum pīnēta

DescendantsEdit

  • English: pinetum
  • French: pinède

ReferencesEdit

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