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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
Nucellus,-i (s.m.II), abl.sg. nucello, nom. pl. nucelli, acc. pl. nucellos, dat. & abl. pl. nucellis: the kernel of an ovule; the body of the ovule or macrosporangium containing the embryo sac or macrospore (Jackson); see kernel.

Macrosporangium,-ii (s.n.II), q.v., abl. sg. macrosporangio: “the nucellus of the ovule of Phanerogams” (Jackson).

NOTE: tegminatus,-a,-um (adj.A): “when the nucellus is invested by a covering” (Jackson).

 

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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