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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
Gluten, the protein occurring in grain; glue: gluten,-tinis (s.n.III), abl. sg. glutine.
Gluten,-tinis (s.n.III), abl. sg. glutine; also glutinum,-i (s.n.II), abl. sg. glutino: glue (Cassell's); gluten, the protein in grain; “a tough protein substance occurring in grain after the removal of the starch” (Jackson); (in fungi) a substance on the surface of some agarics, etc., which is sticky when wet” (Ainsworth & Bisby) [ > L. glutino, to glue or paste together];

- Convenit nostra cum Persooniana statura , colore , pileo glutine denso obtecto (S&A), our [s.c. species] agrees with A. C. persooniana by the size, color, by the pileus covered with a dense gluten.

- Ab hac differt nostra statura paullo minore; pileo e viridi subolivaceo, glutine spisso tenaci obtecto (S&A), from this [sc. species] ours differs by the size somewhate smaller, by the pileus green to almost olive-color, covered with a dense, tough gluten.

- totus fungus paene siccus et glutine tamen quodam parco tenace persistente obductus (S&A), the whole fungus almost dry and yet covered with a certain light, tenacious, persistent gluten.

Gluten cells, ”of the endoderm contain oil, but no starch” (Jackson): cellula,-ae (s.f.I) glutinis; cellula glutinosa (adj.A).

Glutinaster; Glutinium: both fungal genera.

 

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