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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
Stimulus (English), something which agitates or excites: incitamentum,-i (s.n.II), abl. sg. incitamento, an incitement, incentive, an inducement; incitatio,-onis (s.f.III) an inciting, incitement, rousing, instigating, exciting; irritamentum,-i (s.n.II), abl. sg. irritamento, a provocation, an incentive, stimulus; stimulus,-i (s.m.II), q.v., abl. sg. stimulo.

able to respond to stimuli: irritabilis,-e (adj.B), irritable, sensitive, responding to stimuli.’
Stimulus,-i (s.m.II), abl. sg. stimulo: the sting of a plant, such as a stinging hair; a goad for driving animals, a pang, pain, torment; a thing which vexes, torments, stimulates, stings; a stimulus, something which agitates or excites; military: a concealed pointed stake;

- herbae pilis urentibus vel stimulis saepissime armatae (B&H), herbs most often armed with burning hairs or stings.

 

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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