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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
recens (adv.), also recenter (adv.), comparat. recentius (adv.), superl. recentissime (adv.): lately, recently; see ‘recently;’

- planta recens in mari iridescens, plant recently in the sea iridescent.

- [CYSTOSEIRA ericoides var. amentacea; alga] planta recens in mari iridescens (Agardh), plant lately [i.e. recently] in the sea iridescent.

- [algae] recentissime quidem mense febr. hujus anni, in speciminibus Br. plumosae ad Villam Francam lectis (Agardh), most recently, in fact in the month of February of this year, in specimens collected at the Villa Franca of Br. plumosa.

- genus in Australia Americaque (nisi recentius cultum) ignotum (B&H), the genus unknown in Australia and America (unless more recently cultivated).
recens,-entis (adj.B), compar. recentior,-ius (adj.B), superl. recentissimus,-a,-um (adj.A): fresh, not exhausted; (of blood) newly shed; newly come (from a condition, action, place; young, green, new; current, timely, contemporary, present-day, modern, recent; that which is of recent origin or occurrence, lately done, made, formed; (of writers etc.) recent, modern; newly acquired, taken; especially of strength: vigorous, lively; opp. exsiccatus,-a,-um (part.A), ‘dried up, dried out;’ see ‘fresh;’ opp. languescens,-entis (part.B), wilting, withering, drooping;

recenti (abl.sg.): in recent, i.e. fresh [plants, specimens, etc.];

- in statu recenti, in a fresh state (opp. sicco, dried).

- odor in recenti vehemens, penetrans: in languescente debilis (S&A), the odor in fresh [specimen] powerful, penetrating: in withering specimens, feeble.

- [fungus] sebum exacte aemulatur in statu recenti, muscos, ramulos, aliasque quisquilias humi jacentes incrustans (S&A), in a fresh condition completely resembling grease, coating mosses, branchlets and other odds and ends laying down on the ground.

- fungus recens pressus resinae analogon quoddam edit (S&A), the fresh fungus when pressed gives forth a certain analogue [i.e. similarity] to resin.

- coloris in recenti ex viridi flavicantis, in sicca obsolete albidi, qualis color arenæ marinæ, (Dill.), in recent [i.e. fresh specimens] from green, becoming yellow [i.e. green to yellow], in dry specimens faintly [i.e. pale] white, of such a sort as the color of sea [i.e. beach] sand.

- [Lichenoides pulmoneum] addunt alii vulnera, recentia potissimum, pulmonis glutinare & ad utrumque muliebre profluvium & dysenteriam conferre” (Dill.), others add more, ascribing it for closing wounds of the lung, [a wound] as recently acquired as possible, and for either female discharge and also dysentery.

- basidiomata quum recentia textura succulenta vel gelatinosus, basidiomes when fresh with a texture succulent or gelatinous.

- caespes recentes dilute olivaceo-lutescentes sublubricae, fresh sods pale olivaceous-yellowish, somewhat smooth and slippery.

- operculum recens paulo concavum, exsiccatione patellare (F. Mueller), the fresh operculum somewhat concave, upon drying out, saucer-shaped.

- folia trita suaviter olent Satureja instar. Recentia cum pane manducantur (Swartz), the bruised leaves smell pleasantly, like Satureya. Fresh [plants] are chewed [i.e. eaten] with bread [i.e. food].

 

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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