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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
Agar, agar-agar, “any of various colloidal extractives of certain red albae (as of the genera Gelidium, Gracilaria, and Eucheuma) ... used chiefly in culture media ... called also Chinese gelatin, Chinese isinglass, Japanese gelatin, Japanese isinglass” (WIII): 1. agar (s.m.II), gen. sing. agari, abl. sing. agaro (Stearn); 2. agarum,-i (s.n.II), abl. sg. agaro (Cash 1965); 3. (parm.) agar (s.n.III), in all cases and numbers is spelled the same as the nom. sg., i.e. it is an indeclinable neuter noun (Muldoon 1946); see medium (culture); see extract, malt, must, wort; see gel, gelatin; see ‘named;’ see concentrate; see extract.

Malt-agar: malto-agar (s.m.II), gen. sg. malto-agari; agar,-i (s.m.II), maltatus (adj.A);

Wort agar: mustum ex hordeo cum agaro, a wort from barley with agar; agarum (s.n.II) maltosum (adj.A), abl. sg. agaro maltoso.

- Bristol's agar: agar Bristolii.

- Czapek's agar: agar Czapekii [Czapek's solution agar "cf. Thom & Raper, Man. Aspergilli 32; 1945", in Stearn].

- Oatmeal agar: agar cremoris avenae (genitive singulars of cremor and avena); see oatmeal.

- agar ex infusione foeni, hay infusion agar ("cf. Thom & Raper, l.c. 35", in Stearn).

- Malto-agar, agar maltatus, malt agar.

[[wort-agar: agarum maltosum]], Malt = maltum,-i (s.n.II) to do

- in musto ex hordeo cum agaro, on wort agar.

- in agaro seminum Canabinis sativae, on agar of hemp-seed

- in agaro farinae Zeae maydis, on an agar of cornmeal.

- in agaro Phaseoli lunati L. "Lima Bean" nominato, on agar of Phaseolus lunatus called "Lima Bean."

- in discis agaro ex Phaseolo vulgari "Lima Bean" impletis, on discs full of Lima Bean agar.

- in agaro juris vegetabilis "V-8" nominati, on an agar of vegetable broth (juice) called “V-8.”

- trichomata in superficie agari prostrata, erecta, trichomes on the surface of agar prostrate, erect.

Wort agar: mustum ex hordeo cum agaro, a wort from barley with agar; agarum (s.n.II) maltosum (adj.A), abl. sg. agaro maltoso.

NOTE: V-8: a brand name (registered trade mark) of a marketed vegetable juice (primarily tomato) used with agar; agar juris vegetabilis V-8 dicti; agar of a vegetable broth called V-8. Ingredients, in descending order of abundance: tomato juice, juices of carrots, celery, beets, parsley, lettuce, watercress, spinach, with salt, ascorbic acid, natural flavoring and citric acid. Made by the Campbell Soup Company, Camden, New Jersey.

In STREAK CULTURE: Cultura in striis post unum mensem rugosa, the culture in streaks rugose after one month. [to do

Cultura in lamina vitrea, culture on glass slide.

 

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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