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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
perpetual, permanent: perpetuus,-a,-um (adj.A), continuous throughout, uninterrupted, unbroken; constant, general, universal, entire, whole; permanent; everlasting; syn. continuus,-a,-um (adj.A), assiduus,-a,-um (adj.A); see continual; see eternal;

- in perpetuum, continuously.

- in memoriam perpetuam Drtnnmondi (C. Mueller), in everlasting memory of Drummond.

- inter scopulos et fissuras rupium prope nives perpetuas in Alpibus (DeCandolle), among the cliffs and fissures of rocks near perpetual snow in the Alps.

- [Macropodium nivale] in summis montibus Altaicis prope nives perpetuas (DeCandolle), on the highest Altae mounts near eternal snow.

- in regni Mexicani montosis apricis juxta Toluccam, ad radices montis perpetua nive obtecti (Hooker), in the mountainous, open places of the Mexican kingdom beside Tolucca, at the roots of the mountain covered over with perpetual snow.

- anthesis perpetua (F. Mueller), the period of flowering continual.

- capsula minus pergamena, nec calycem conspicue superante, nec longitudinaliter dissiliente, seminibus tandem minoribus, ab omnibus ut videtur valvarum perpetua cohaesione (C. Mueller), with the capsule less parchament-like, not visibly rising above the calyx, not longitudinally springing apart, finally with the seeds smaller, from all species it seems by the uninterrupted cohesion of the valves.

 

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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