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EtymologyEdit

See pirum.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

pirus f (genitive pirī); second declension

  1. a pear-tree

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative pirus pirī
Genitive pirī pirōrum
Dative pirō pirīs
Accusative pirum pirōs
Ablative pirō pirīs
Vocative pire pirī

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DescendantsEdit

  • Translingual (binominal nomenclature): Pyrus
  • Aromanian: per
  • Italian: pero

ReferencesEdit

  • pĭrus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • pirus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • pirus in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • pirus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • pirus in The Perseus Project (1999) Perseus Encyclopedia[1]
  • pirus in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • pirus in William Smith, editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly

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