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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
ruminatus,-a,-um (adj.A): ruminate, i.e. very uneven and looking as if chewed [> L. ruminor,-ari (deponent), also rumino,-are 1.: to ruminate, chew the cud, chew over again; to think over, muse > rumen,-inis (s.n.III), the throat, gullet (Lewis & Short); see albumen,-inis (s.n.III); see chewed;

- albumen durum copiose plicato-ruminatum, albumin hard copiously folded and ruminate (Stearn).

- ab Anonaceis albumine non ruminato, from the Anonaceae by the albumin not ruminate [i.e. chewed-looking].

- antherarum ovariorumque forma et prasertim albumine constanter ruminato (B&H), by the form of the anthers and ovaries and especially by the albumin constantly ruminate.

- albumen corneum, massulis farinaceis quasi ruminatum (B&H), albumen horny (close and dense in texture), with starchy little masses as if ruminate (chewed).

- albumen ruminatum plicis irregularibus testae, the albumen chewed-looking by irregular intrusions (i.e. plications) of the seed-coat (testa)

 

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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