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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
minute (adv.): into small pieces, finely, minutely. to do minute tritus superl. minutissime (adv.), q.v.;

- sepala minute dentiforniia v. omnino inconspicua in generibus perpaucis saepius monotypicis (B&H), the sepals finely tooth-shaped or entirely inconspicuous in a very few genera, more often monotypic.

- [fungi] peridium dein minute squamulosum (S&A), the peridium thereafter finely squamulose.
Minute (noun of time): minutum primum (ML); minutum, a minute, 1/60 of an hour; also 1/60 of degree, as in astronomy and mathematics (Latham 2008);

- locum laesionis intra minuti fere primi spatium colore pulchre sanguineo tingit, the place of the injury within the space of almost the first minute stains with a beautifully blood-red color.

NOTE: in Medaeval Latin the minute is also minuta,-ae (s.f.I) or minutia,-ae (s.f.I).’

 

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