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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
glutinous, full of glue, gluey, viscous, tenacious; (in fungi) “sticky, made up of or covered with gluten” (Ainsworth & Bisby); “covered with a sticky exudation” (Fernald 1950): conglutinosus,-a,-um (adj.A), glutineus,-a,-um (adj.A), glutinosus,-a,-um (adj.A); viscidus,-a,-um (adj.A), ‘more sticky than slimy;’ gummosus,-a,-um (adj.A) 'gummy;' ); cf. lubricus,-a,-um (adj.A), ‘smooth and slippery; slimy;’ cf. gloeo-, tacky, sticky, somewhat adhesive; see sticky, tacky; opp. siccus,-a,-um (adj.A), dry; cf. slimy;

- loculis amplissime pulpa glutinosa v. mucilaginosa repleti (B&H), with the locules very copiously filled with a glutinous or mucilaginous pulp.

- pileus ex hemisphaerico planiusculus, acute ( rarius obtusiuscule) umbonatus , coelo madido valde glutinosus, sereno sicciusculus (S&A), the pileus from hemisphaeric to somewhat flat, acutely (more rarely somewhat obtusely) umbonate, in wet weather strongly glutinous, in fair (weather) somewhat dry.

- [A. C. viscida] pileus valde glutinosus, dilutius profundiusve purpureus (S&A), the pileus strongly viscous, a paler or deeper purple.

- herbae annuae, superne plerumque glutinoso-pubescentes (B&H), annual herbs, above usually glutinous-pubescent.

- arbores, succo glutinoso demum nigrescente; fructus glutinosus (B&H), trees, with a viscous sap ultimately blackish; fruit glutinous.

- semen 6-angulatum, ciliatum; ciliis glutinosis (Swartz), the seed 6-angled, ciliate, with the cilia glutinous.

- cortex viridis fuscus, odore nauseoso, sapore amarissimo, tactu glutinoso (Swartz), the bark green, blackish-brown, with a nauseous odor, with a tast most bitter, glutinous to the touch.

- folia aromática. Trunco ramisque laesis, liquorem glutinosum rubentem scaturiunt (Swartz), the leaves aromatic. When the trunk and branches are injured they abound in a glutinous, reddish liquid.

- semina in quoque loculo plurima reniformia in pulpa pellucida glutinosa nidulantia (F.Mueller), very many seeds in each locule kidney-shaped, nested in a glutinous transparent pulp.

- decoctum corticis interioris glutinosum, Ulmï simillimum, in Elephantiaii Nigrorum praestans dicitur (Swartz), a glutinous potion of the inner bark, very similar to Ulmus, is said to be excellent for the Elephantiasis of Blacks.

- arbores, succo glutinoso demum nigrescente (B&H), trees, with a glutinous sap finally becoming dark in color.

 

A work in progress, presently with preliminary A through R, and S, and with S (in part) through Z essentially completed.
Copyright © P. M. Eckel 2010-2017

 
 
 
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