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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
Commentary: commentarium,-ii (s.n.II), abl. sg. commentario; commentarius,-ii (s.m.II), abl. sg. commentario; commentary, exposition, annotation; a notebook; an exposition; a collection of examples or citations; in book titles, an attempt to indicate the work is only a sketch, i.e. written without care [> L. volumen,-inis (s.n.III) + commentarium (adj.b); also liber,-ri (s.m.II) commentarius (adj.A), abl. sg. libro commentario]; {> commentarius,-ii (s.m.II), “a note-book, sketch-book, memorandum; a commentary, exposition, brief explanation, annotation; a collection of examples or citations” (Lewis & Short)]; see annotation;

- commentary ‘on’ = ‘in’ + acc.

- Commentarium magnum (adj.A), the ‘great commentary’ vs. Commentarium medium (adj.A), a shortened (version).

- commentarium de foecundatione vegetabilium; de eorum seminibus, aliisque fructificationis partibus , &c. in-4. absque iconibus Mannh. 1784 (Necker), commentary on plant fertilization [i.e. on the fertilization of plants]; on their seeds and other parts of the fructification [i.e. fruit body or fruiting structure], &c. in 4 [sc. volumes] lacking illustrations.

- Averrois Cordubensis Commentarium Medium in Aristotelis ‘De Generatione et Corruptione’ libros, the Middle [vs. Magnum, ‘great’] Commentary of Averoes of Cordoba on the books of Aristotle ‘on generation and corruption.’

- commentarium diurnus (adj.A), a daily ‘commentary’ or journal.

 

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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