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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
Arena,-ae (s.f.I): sand(s); sandy place, sandy desert; sandbar; beach, coast, shore (classically harena,-ae(s.f.I); syn. sabulum,-i (s.n.II), glarea,-ae (s.f.I), suburra,-ae (s.f.I);

- solum,-i (s.n.II) arenaceum (adj.A), sandy soil.

- arena (-ae, s.f.I) urens, abl. sg. arena urente, lava, 'burning sand.'

- arenae grano simillima, most similar to a grain of sand.

- in desertis salsis Sibiriae, in arena mobili Tauriae (DeCandolle), in the salt deserts of Sibiria, in the shifting sand [desert] of Tauria [Taurasia].

- [moss] in arena secus rivulum sub Salice Lapponum copiosissime legit W. P. Schimper (C. Mueller), W. P. Schimper copiously collected it in sand along a brooklet under Salix Lapponum.

(plural) arenae,-arum (pl.f.I) =‘desert, wasteland;’ see desert;

- [Savignya aegyptiaca] in AEgypti arenis circa pyramides Saqqarah (DeCandolle), in the desert [i.e. sands] of Egypt around the pyramids at Saqqarah.

 

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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