Ferula in Scrabble Dictionary

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Definitions and meaning of ferula

ferula

Etymology

Latin ferula (giant fennel (whose stalks were once used in punishing schoolboys); rod, whip), from ferire (to strike).

Noun

ferula (plural ferulas or ferulae)

  1. (obsolete) A ferule.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Beaumont and Fletcher to this entry?)
  2. (archaic) A stroke from a cane.
    • 1916, James Joyce, Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man (Macmillan Press Ltd, paperback, p.50)
      And Old Barrett has a new way of twisting the note so that you can't open it and fold it again to see how many ferulae you are to get.
  3. (obsolete) The imperial sceptre in the Byzantine Empire.

Translations

Anagrams

  • Laufer, earful

Latin

Etymology

Uncertain but perhaps connected to festūca (stalk, straw).

Pronunciation

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈfe.ru.la/, [ˈfɛ.rʊ.ɫ̪a]

Noun

ferula f (genitive ferulae); first declension

  1. cane
  2. giant fennel or its stalk
  3. vocative singular of ferula

Declension

First-declension noun.

Descendants

  • French: férule
  • Spanish: férula, cañaherla, cañaheja

Noun

ferulā f

  1. ablative singular of ferula

References

  • ferula in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • ferula in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • ferula in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • ferula in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette

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