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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
Bur, more typical spelling than 'burr,' “1. a prickly-headed fruit; applied to the chestnut [Castanea; Aesculus], Arctium, and the like; 2. the female inflorescence of the hop, when the stigmas forming the Brush are visible” (Jackson); "any rough or prickly, bristly envelope of a fruit whether a pericarp, a persistent calyx, or an involucre, as the husk of a chestnut, the hull of a mature cotton boll, the cone of a hop plant at the time of flowering" (WIII}: lappa,-ae (s.f.I), abl. sg. lappa; see also burl.

Arctium Lappa L., Lappa is an old generic name.

Lappago,-inis (s.f.III), abl. sg. lappagine: “a plant resembling a bur” (Lewis & Short): Urena Lappago

Lappula,-ae (s.f.I): a little bur: Myosotis Lappula [Malvaceae]; Triumfetta Lappula



bur-like, lappaceous: lappaceus,-a,-um (adj.A), lappulaceus,-a,-um (adj.A); cf. echinatus,-a,-um (adj.A).



 

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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