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Webster 1913 Edition


Quercus


Quer′cus

,
Noun.
[L., an oak.]
(Bot.)
A genus of trees constituted by the oak. See
Oak
.

Definition 2022


Quercus

Quercus

See also: quercus

Translingual

Quercus cerris

Proper noun

Quercus f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Fagaceae – the oak trees.

Hypernyms

Hyponyms

quercus

quercus

See also: Quercus

Latin

Noun

quercus f (genitive quercūs); fourth declension

  1. An oak, oak-tree, especially the Italian oak.
  2. (poetic) Of things made from oak wood.

Usage notes

The Italian oak was considered sacred to the god Jupiter.

Declension

Fourth declension, dative/ablative plural in -ubus.

Case Singular Plural
nominative quercus quercūs
genitive quercūs quercuum
dative quercuī quercubus
accusative quercum quercūs
ablative quercū quercubus
vocative quercus quercūs

Derived terms

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