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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
moschatus,-a,-um (adj.A): musky, musk-scented; the odor of musk, “an odor (as an animal scent) that resembles musk” (WIII);

- [MYRISTICA aromática] nux moschata fructu rotundo (Swartz) the nut musky-scented, with the fruit rounded.

- [Vitis vinifera] acinis rubris pallidis aut albis, aquosis aut carnosis, globosis ovatis aut oblongis, saccharatis moschatis aut subacerbis; (DeCandolle), with the berries [or berry-bunches] red, pale or white, watery [i.e. full of water] or fleshy, globose, ovate or oblong, sugary, musky or somewhat sour.

- Lauro affinis arbor ligno moschum olente (Swartz), a tree related to Laurus, with the leaves wider, with the wood smelling like musk.

Malva moschata, Musk-mallow, a species with the cauline leaves “faintly musk-scented” (Fernald 1950).

- Lauro affinis arbor ligno moschum olente (Swartz), a tree related to Laurus, with the leaves wider, with the wood smelling like musk.

Muscari (s.n. indeclineable), European mallow, which has a “faintly musk-scented Musk, “any of various strong-smelling substances obtained from ... animals (as the musk-ox, muskrat, or civet cat [or musk deer] (WIII); “the odor of musk; an odor (as an animal scent) that resembles musk (musk of mignonette)” (WIII): moschum,-i (s.n.indeclinable?), abl.sg. moschum; see moschatus,-a,-um (adj.A);

- Lauro affinis arbor ligno moschum olente (Swartz), a tree related to Laurus, with the leaves wider, with the wood smelling like musk.

 

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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