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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
Jovis,-is (s.m.III) (Iovis,-is), acc. sg. Jovem, dat. sg. Jovi, abl. sg. Jove = the Roman Juppiter (Jupiter) (= Jovis pater) = Gk. Zeus. Jovis may poetically refer to the sky or heaven, or the air, as the god of these places; cf. coelum,-i (s.n.II), abl. sg. coelo, also caelum,-i (s.n.II), abl. sg. caelo, the sky; see weather;

- sub Jove frigido, under a cold sky, in cold weather.

- pluvio Iove, Jove pluvio, from a rainy sky, in rainy weather.

- sub Jove, in the open air, under the open sky.

Juglans,-glandis (s.f.III), abl. sg. juglande, gen. pl. juglandium: a generic name, a contraction of classical Jovis glans, nut or acorn of Jupiter: a walnut.

NOTE: = sub divo, sub dio; in divo, in dio: in the open air, under the open sky; see divum,-i (s.n.II).

 

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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