pittosporum

See also: Pittosporum

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The fruit of P. halophilum in Hawaii's Maui Nui Botanical Garden

EtymologyEdit

A genericization of translingual Pittosporum, from New Latin pittosporum, from Ancient Greek πίττα (pítta, pitch) + σπόρος (spóros, seed, spore), from the sticky resin surrounding its seeds.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

pittosporum (plural pittosporums)

  1. Any plant of the genus Pittosporum, various Old World shrubs and trees.

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NounEdit

pittosporum m (plural pittosporums)

  1. pittosporum

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek πίττα (pítta, pitch) + σπόρος (spóros, seed, spore), from the sticky resin surrounding its seeds.

NounEdit

pittosporum n (genitive pittosporī); second declension

  1. (New Latin) a pittosporum
  2. (New Latin) the pittosporum collectively.

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative pittosporum pittospora
Genitive pittosporī pittosporōrum
Dative pittosporō pittosporīs
Accusative pittosporum pittospora
Ablative pittosporō pittosporīs
Vocative pittosporum pittospora