Latin

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Alternative forms

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Etymology

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Probably from pūlex (flea), due to its traditional use as a flea repellant.

Noun

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pūlegium n (genitive pūlegiī or pūlegī); second declension

  1. pennyroyal (Mentha pulegium)

Declension

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Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative pūlegium pūlegia
Genitive pūlegiī
pūlegī1
pūlegiōrum
Dative pūlegiō pūlegiīs
Accusative pūlegium pūlegia
Ablative pūlegiō pūlegiīs
Vocative pūlegium pūlegia

1Found in older Latin (until the Augustan Age).

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