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apium

κόσμος σκηνή, ὁ βίος πάροδος· ἦλθες, εἶδες, ἀπῆλθες -> The world is a stage, life is a performance, you came, you saw, you departed
Democritus, fr. 115 D-K

Latin > English (Lewis & Short)

ăpĭum: ii, n. apis,
I parsley, esp. liked by bees; an umbelliferous plant of several species (mountain-parsley, celery, etc.), Plin. 19, 8, 37, § 123 sq. The leaves of one species (water-parsley, our celery, the Apium graveolens, Linn.), were often used by the ancients for garlands, on account of their strong fragrance, Verg. E. 6, 68 Voss., esp. in drinking-bouts: vivax, that long remains green, Hor. C. 1, 36, 16; so id. ib. 2, 7, 24; 4, 11, 3 (cf. Theoc. 3, 23); and, among the Greeks, given as a prize to the victors in the Isthmian and Nemean games, Juv. 8, 226; cf. Plin. 19, 8, 46, § 158; Juv. 8, 226; Hyg. Fab. 74.

Latin > French (Gaffiot)

(1) ăpĭum,¹³ ĭī, n. (apis), ache, persil : Plin. 19, 123.
(2) ăpium, gén., v. apis.

Latin > German (Georges)

apium, ī, n. (apis), der von den Bienen bes. geliebte Eppich, ein Doldengewächs von mehreren Arten, als Bergeppich, Sumpfeppich usw., Plin. 19, 123 sq.; 22, 62 u.a. Col. 11, 3, 33. Aur. Vict. orig. gent. Rom. 12, 4. Arnob. 7, 16. Verg. georg. 4, 121 (dazu Voß s. 769). – Der Sumpfeppich, unser Sellerie (Apium graveolens, L.), gern zu Kränzen verwendet, bes. bei heiteren Gelagen u. Festlichkeiten, auch (bei den Griechen) als Preis in den isthmischen und nemëischen Spielen, s. Voß Verg. ecl. 6, 68. Orelli Hor. carm. 2, 7, 24. die Auslgg. zu Iuven. 8, 226. – apium rusticum = apiastellum no. I (w. s.), Ps. Apul. herb. 8. – / Spät. Nbf. apius, ī, m., Veget. mul. 2, 11, 1: bes. Plur. apii = Selleriewurzeln, Sellerieköpfe, Gargil. Mart. medic. 2. Pallad. 5, 3, 2. Apic. 3, 65; 4, 181 (dazu Schuch).

Latin > English

apium api(i) N N :: wild celery; parsley; (garlands); (GEN apii OLD); like plants; (liked by bees)
apium apium apii N N :: celery