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


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.



  • Laufer, earful



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


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


ferula f (genitive ferulae); first declension

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


First-declension noun.


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


ferulā f

  1. ablative singular of ferula


  • 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

Source: wiktionary.org
  • a flat piece of wood.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)