LatinEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Unknown; Late Latin forms possibly contaminated by *brūcus (heather).[1]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

rūscum n (genitive rūscī); second declension[2][3][4][5][6]

  1. butcher's broom (Ruscus aculeatus)

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative rūscum rūsca
Genitive rūscī rūscōrum
Dative rūscō rūscīs
Accusative rūscum rūsca
Ablative rūscō rūscīs
Vocative rūscum rūsca

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DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Delamarre, Xavier (2003) Dictionnaire de la langue gauloise: une approche linguistique du vieux-celtique continental [Dictionary of the Gaulish language: A linguistic approach to Old Continental Celtic] (Collection des Hespérides; 9), 3rd edition, Éditions Errance, →ISBN, page uroica
  2. ^ ruscum in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  3. ^ ruscum in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  4. ^ ruscum in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  5. ^ Genaust, Helmut (1996), “ruscum”, in Etymologisches Wörterbuch der botanischen Pflanzennamen (in German), 3rd edition, Basel: Birkhäuser Verlag, →ISBN
  6. ^ Hubschmid, Johannes (1968) Bezeichnungen für Erika und andere Sträucher, Gestrüpp und Auswüchse (Vox Romanica)‎[1] (in German), volume 27, DOI:https://dx.doi.org/10.5169/seals-22585, pages 337 seqq.
  7. ^ A. J., Greimas (1968), “broce, broisse”, in Dictionnaire de l’ancien français: jusqu’au milieu du XIVᵉ siècle (in French), Paris: Librairie Larousse, →ISBN