Latin Edit

Etymology Edit

Borrowed from Ancient Greek *ταυρόφθαλμον (*tauróphthalmon), from ταῦρος (taûros, bull, possibly ox) + ὀφθαλμός (ophthalmós, eye). Attested only in Pseudo-Apuleius (c. 4th century CE).

Pronunciation Edit

Noun Edit

taurophthalmon n (genitive taurophthalmī); second declension

  1. (Late Latin, hapax) the oxeye, a kind of rosemary

Declension Edit

Second-declension noun (neuter, Greek-type).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative taurophthalmon taurophthalma
Genitive taurophthalmī taurophthalmōrum
Dative taurophthalmō taurophthalmīs
Accusative taurophthalmon taurophthalma
Ablative taurophthalmō taurophthalmīs
Vocative taurophthalmon taurophthalma

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