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EtymologyEdit

From the genus name.

NounEdit

rhamnus (plural rhamnuses)

  1. (botany) Any of the plants in the genus Rhamnus; a buckthorn.

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Alteration of rhamnos (buckthorn), from Ancient Greek ῥάμνος (rhámnos), influenced by Rhamnus (Nemesis) f

NounEdit

rhamnus f (genitive rhamnī); second declension

  1. (Late Latin) buckthorn

DeclensionEdit

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative rhamnus rhamnī
genitive rhamnī rhamnōrum
dative rhamnō rhamnīs
accusative rhamnum rhamnōs
ablative rhamnō rhamnīs
vocative rhamne rhamnī

ReferencesEdit

  • rhamnus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • rhamnus in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • rhamnus in William Smith, editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly