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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
Louse (Eng. noun; plural lice) the common name for wingless, parasitic insects of the order Phthiraptera. They are obligate parasites, with three species specific to a human host: pediculus,-i, abl. sg. pediculo, also peduculus,-i and pedunculus,-i (s.m.II), also pedis,-is (s.c.III), abl. sg. pede, a louse; see insect.

full of lice, lousy: pedicosus,-a,-um (adj.A); pediculosus,-a,-um (adj.A).

Pedicellus,-i (sm.II), abl. sg. pedicello, a little louse; dim. pediculus,-i (s.m.II), q.v.

relating to a louse or lice, pedicular: pedicularius,-a,-um (adj.A).

 

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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