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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
Sal, gen. sg. salis (s.m.III), abl.sg. sale, nom. & acc. pl. sales: salt, q.v.; see hal-, hali-, halo-: in Gk. comp., ‘salt;’ see salt;

Salicornia L., “name composed of sal, salt, and cornu, a horn; saline plants with horn-like branches” (Fernald 1950); “from the hornlike branches of these salt-marsh herbs. Chenopodiaceae” (Stearn 1996); salicornioides (adj.A), ‘resembling Salicornia” (Stearn 1996); see Salsola,-ae (s.f.I) L.

 

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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