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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
Hibernaculum,-i (s.n.II), abl. sg. hibernaculo, nom. & acc. pl. hibernacula; winter-bud, shortened and crowded vegetative shoots found in certain genera, such as Potamogeton; also glass-house, greenhouse, conservatory; “winter residence, winter apartment; tents for winter-quarters, an encampment for winter, winter tents (Lewis & Short); > L. hibernus,-a,-um (adj.A), of winter, wintry; “the winter resting part of a plant (as a bud or underground stem); a shelter that is occupied during the winter by a dormant insect or other animal and that usu. has a characteristic structure for each species - called also hibernacle; an encysted bud in a freshwater bryozoan that survives the winter and develops into a colony in the spring; the epiphragm of a snail” (WIII); see greenhouse.

- [fungi] provenit var. utraque mixta in cellis humidioribus ubique abunde, epixyla, saxatilis, imo in ollis pro plantarum hybernaculo ibique conservanda incolumitate huc delatis terrestris (S&A), both varieties come up completely mixed, in moister chambers everywhere, epixylous [i.e. growing on wood], on stones, terrestrial [i.e. growing on the ground], indeed, in pots for the over-wintering quarters [i.e. conservatory] of plants, and there transferred for this purpose for preserving in good condition.

 

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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