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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
Os (s.n.III), gen.sg. ossis, acc. sg. os, abl.sg. osse, nom. & acc.pl. ossa, gen. pl. ossium, dat. & abl. pl. ossibus: a bone; Gk. syn. osteon; see oste-, osteo-; -osteum,-i (s.n.II): in Gk. comp. bone-, bony [> Gk. osteon (s.n.II), a bone]; see bone; see skeleton;

- aspectu ossis piscarii, with the appearance of a fish bone.

- ramis lateralibus habitu ossibus piscariis similibus, with the lateral branches in appearance like fish bones.

- testas atque ossa de cibo pisculento excerpens, taking out the shells and bones from seafood (fishy food).

- ossa vertebrata, articulated or jointed bones.

NOTE: not the same as os, gen.sg. oris (s.n.III), ‘mouth.’

 

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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