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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
stipa,-ae (s.f.I): see stuppa,-ae (s.f.I).
Stipa,-ae (s.f.I) L., Feathergrass, “Name from the Greek stupe, ‘tow,’ in allusion to the flaxen appearance of the feathery awns of the original species” (Fernald 1950) [> L. stupa, stuppa, “coarse part of flax, tow” (WIII).

 

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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