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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
lycotropal, lycotropous:, “an orthotropal ovule curved downwards like a horse-shoe” (Lindley); when an otherwise orthotropous ovule is bent like a horse-shoe (Jackson): lycotropicus,-a,-um (adj.A), lycotropus,-a,-um (adj.A) [> Gk. lykos, a door-knocker + trope, a twining, turning]; cf. campylotropous; see horseshoe-shaped; see amphitropous, anatropous, orthotropous; see -tropic, -tropous, -tropal.

 

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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