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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
Bone: os, gen.sg. ossis (s.n.III), acc. sg. os, abl.sg. osse, nom.& acc. pl. ossa, dat. & abl. pl. ossibus; see oste-, osteo-; -osteum,-i (s.n.II): in Gk. comp. bone-, bony [> Gk. osteon (s.n.II), a bone; Lat. os, ossis]; see skeleton;

- aspectu ossis piscarii, with the appearance of a fish bone.

- os sepiae, cuttlefish bone (pharm. Muldoon).

little or small bone, ossicle: ossiculum,-i (s.n.II), q.v., abl. sg. ossiculo.
bone-breaking: ossifragus,-a,-um (adj.A).
bone, growing on: ossicola,-ae (s.f.I).
bone-like, resembling: osteodes (adj.B), osteoideus,-a,-um (adj.A).
bone, relating to: ostinus,-a,-um (adj.A): of or pertaining to bone; osseus,-a,-um (adj.A).
bone-shaped, having a terminal knob: ossiformis,-e (adj.B).
bone-white: osseoalbus,-a,-um (adj.A).

Hypotrachyna osseoalba

 

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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