Can anyone teach me about the feminine noun malus, -i ?
I am familiar with:
malus, -a, -um (the adjective meaning evil, etc.)
malum, -i, neuter (a noun meaning apple, fruit, etc.)
malus, -i, masculine (a noun meaning a tall pole, ship's mast, etc.)
but I have come upon malus, -i, feminine, a noun meaning apple tree. My dictionary says only that it is derived from the Greek mhle/a and was used by Virgil. All ...