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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
Canal: canalis,-is (s.m.III), abl.sg. canale, a pipe, groove, channel (whether open or closed), esp. a water-pipe or channel, a gutter; a conduit, a canal, channel (q.v.), canal; fossa,-ae (s.f.I), q.v. 'ditch, trench, canal;' see duct, tube; see vessel; see lacuna,-ae (s.f.), ‘an elongate cavity;’

- drupa (nobis non visa) exsucca, putamine lapideo 3-gono attenuato 3-loculari canalibus resiniferis percurso (B&H), drupe (not seen by us) without juice, with a stoney stone, 3-angled, attenuate, 3-locular, run throughout with a resiniferous canal.

- drupa non ut descripsit Lunanius (fid, Griseb,) apice canalibus 2 ad lóculos ducentibus perforata (B&H), the drupe is not as Lunanius described it (according to Griseb.) with the apex perforated by 2 canals leading to the locules.

- filamenta capillaria, ex loculis lateralibus nectarii per canales ad apices cornuum (Swartz), the filaments hairlike, from the lateral locules of the nectarium along grooves to the apices of the spurs.

- pericarpium saepius canalibus oleiferis percursum (B&H), the pericarpium more often run through with an oil-bearing canal.

- canalibus antherarum brevioribus, with the canals of the anthers shorter.

- stratum aeriferum humillimum, costae triplo humilius, canalibus angustis (Steph.), aeriferous layer very low, three times lower than the costa, with narrow canals.

- (algae) canalem cum tubo primario contiguum initio, ut videtur, formans (Agardh), forming a canal at the beginning, apparently, contiguous with the primary tube.

- ostiola sphaerulas fere aequantia, vel paullo longiora, canali spermatico (apice in porum utplurimum luculentum exeunte) perforata (S&A), the ostioles almost equally the sphaerules, or somewhat longer, perforated by a spermatic [i.e. reproductive] canal [i.e. groove or tube] (at the apex issuing forth into a mostly bright pore).

Canal, man-made:

- ad exitum canalis majoris Venetiorum legi (Agardh), I collected it at the outlet of the larger canal of the Venetians.

- (Nymphaea caerulea) in oryzetis et canalibus ^Egypti inferioris (DeCandolle), in rice paddies and canals of lower Egypt.

NOTE: canalis,-is (s.m.III), abl. sg. canale: groove, channel, canal; has been used for duct, q.v. (an i-stem noun).

Styliductus,-us (s.m.IV), abl. sg. styliductu: stylar canal.

 

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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