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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
Grid, grate, grating (Eng. nouns): “a network of uniformly spaced horizontal and perpendicular lines” (WIII); such a grid made of metal is a gridiron, an iron grating, a network in the shape of a lattice; see trellis; see clathra,-ae (s.f.I); see craticula,-ae (s.f.I).

Gridiron (Eng. word): “an iron grating, a grated metal frame; something resembling a gridiron, grating, or lattice in structure or appearance, as a network of sections; a grid, a grating, gridiron, a perforated or ridged metal plate; a network; a network of uniformly spaced horizontal and perpendicular lines after (WIII).

Wattle, wattling (Eng. nouns): a hurdle; “a fabrication of rods or poles interwoven with slender branches, withes, or reeds and used esp. formerly in building construction; a hurdle; something built of interwoven, flexible e.g. fibers into a framework or network; see grid; see trellis.

 

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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