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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
Ros, gen.sg. roris (s.m.III), abl.sg. rore: dew, any dripping moisture; = Gk. drosos, q.v., fem. noun, ‘dew’;

- herbae gemmantes rore recenti, herbs bejeweled with fresh (recent) dew.

- gutta roris antelucani, a drop of morning dew.

Ros-solis, ‘dew of the sun;’ Sundew, = genus Drosera,-ae (s.f.I), > Gk. droseros, ‘dewy;’ see drosos.

Note that the genus Rorippa Scop. in the Cruciferae is derived from an Old Saxon word, Rorippen, which is often "unjustifiably altered to Roripa" (Fernald 1950) perhaps under some association with ros.

 

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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