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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
Oak: quercus,-us (s.f.IV), abl. sg. quercu; see Quercus; cf. Gk. drys, (s.f.II), gen. sg. dryos: the oak, sacred to Zeus; tree; any timber tree; see dry-, dryo-; -drys,-yis (s.f.III): in Gk. comp., tree-, oak- [> Gk. drys, (s.f.II), gen. sg. dryos: the oak, sacred to Zeus; tree; any timber tree].

- dryophilus, dryophilous, wood-, or Oak-loving; dryophyllus, dryophyllous, with the character of Oak leaves [= quercifolius,-a,-um (adj.A)].

Dryopteris,-idis (s.f.III), the Oak fern.
Oak forest, grove or wood: quercetum,-i (s.n.II), abl. sg. querceto.
Oak, growing on: quercicola,-ae (s.f.I); quercigenus,-a,-um (adj.A), quercigenous, growing on Quercus
oak-leaved, dryophyllous: dryophyllus,-a,-um (adj.A); quercifolius,-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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