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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
aculeatus,-a,-um (adj.A), compar. aculeatior,-ius (adj.B), superl. aculeatissimus,-a,-um (adj.A): aculeate, prickly, spiny, beset with prickles as the stem of a rose; in mycology, having narrow spines (Ainsworth & Bisby) [> L. aculeus,-i (s.m.II), a sting or prickle]; see spiny, thorny;

- margine aculeata, with spiny margin.

- bacca spongiosa, aculeata, irregulariter rupta, sepalis persistentibus coronata (B&H), berries spongy, prickly, irregularly ruptured, crowned with persistent sepals.

- arbores et frútices saeре scandentes, inermes, spinosi v. aculeati, glabri lepidoti v. tomentosi. (B&H), trees and shrubs often climbing, unarmed, spinose or pricly, glabrous, scaly or tomentose.

- suffrutices erecti v. frútices scandentes v. sarmentosi, saepe aculeati (B&H), subshrubs erect or shrubs climbing or stoloniferous, often prickly.

Ruscus aculeatus L. for the spine-pointed cladodes; Rosa aculeatior; Rubus aculeatissimus, most or very prickly.

 

A work in progress, presently with preliminary A through R, and S, and with S (in part) through Z essentially completed.
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