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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
Jelly: gelatina,-ae (s.f.I); substantia (s.f.I) gelinea; see gelatin.

NOTE: in pharmaceutical Latin: gelatum,-i (s.n.II), abl. sg. gelato (Muldoon).
Jelly Fungi: see Tremella,-ae (s.f.I).
Jelly, > L. past. part. of gelare, to freeze, congeal, “a semitransparent easily melted food preparation having a soft somewhat elastic consistency due to the presence of gelatin, pectin, or a similar substance; a substance resembling jelly, esp. in consistency, as a transparent elastic gel” (WIII): gelatina,-ae (s.f.I); substantia (s.f.I) gelinea; see gel; see gelatin.

NOTE: in pharmaceutical Latin: gelatum,-i (s.n.II), abl. sg. gelato (Muldoon), a jelly, gel; see gel.
jelly-like in texture: gelatinosus,-a,-um (adj.A), gelineus,-a,-um (adj.A), gelatinous, jelly-like in texture; “having the consistence or appearance of jelly” (Jackson); see gelatinoideus,-a,-um (adj.A); see gelatinous.

 

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