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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
Stinking places: fimetum,-i (s.n.II), abl. sg. fimeto: a dungheap, dunghill; foetutina,-ae (s.f.I) (also faetutina,-ae), ‘cesspool;’ olentica,-orum (n.pl.II), abl. sg. olenticis; olenticetum,-i (s.n.II), abl. sg. olenticeto, a stinking place, a dungheap.
stinking, fetid, foul-smelling, malodorous, smelly: fetens,-entis (part.B), q.v., fetidus,-a,-um (adj.A), q.v., fetulentus,-a,-um (adj.A), q.v.: ‘that has an ill smell, evil-smelling, stinking, fetid; foul, disgusting;’ graveolens,-entis (adj.B), strong-smelling, smelling noisome or rank; olidus,-a,-um (adj.A), [depending on context] ‘stinking, rank;’ mephiticus,-a,-um (adj.A), pertaining to the skunk, q.v., also 'offensive to the sense of smell, noxious, pestilential;' nauseosus,-a,-um (adj.A) 'sickening,' putidus,-a,-um (adj.A) 'rotten;' rancidus,-a,-um (adj.A): stinking, rank, disgusting, offensive;stercoreus,-a,-um (adj.A) 'stinking like dung'; taeter, taetra, taetrum (adj.A), teter, tetra, tetrum (adj.A), loathsome, foul, offensive, noisome; syn. foedus,-a,-um (adj.A), putidus,-a,-um (adj.A); tristis,-e (adj.B), (depending on context: of smell) offensive, foul; virosus,-a,-um (adj.A) 'poisonous, stinking;' in Gk. comp. brom-, bromo-, ‘stinking, smelling (badly); in Gk. comp. oz-, ozo-, q.v., smelling (either sweet or foul); zibethinus,-a,-um (adj.A), q.v., ill-smelling like a civet cat; see rancens,-entis (part.B); see ‘smelling;’

- herba odore alliaceo etiam in sicco valde foetens, herb with garlic odor even in a dry state strongly smelling (Stearn).

- flores simpliciter racemosi, saepius flavi, fetidi (B&H), flowers unbranched racemose, more often yellow, foul-smelling.

- aetate odor teterrimus, with age the odor very offensive.

- odor aere praesertim humente fungoque hinc [from this cause] laetius vigente teterrimus, an odor most repulsive, especially in damp air, and from this cause the fungus more vigorously growing.

- tristis anhelitus oris, a foul breathing of the mouth.

NOTE: tristis,-e (adj.B), as to smell, may mean ‘offensive, foul;’

- tristis anhelitus oris, a foul breath of the mouth.

- palus vapore tristi, a swamp with an offensive (smelling) vapor.

Anagyris foetida, A. inodora (odorless); Russula foetens, a mushroom whose odor becomes disagreeable as it dries.

Aposeris foetida; Conyza foetida, Eschweilera foetulenta; Symplocarpus foetidus, Skunk Cabbage; Baccharis graveolens.

somewhat stinking, rotten-smelling: rancidulus,-a,-um (adj.A).
stinking, to become: fetescens,-entis (part.B).



 

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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