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Ortus

“Ortus a quercu, non a salice.” Latin for “sprung from an oak, and not from a willow” —i.e. stubborn stuff; one that cannot bend to circumstances.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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