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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
stony, becoming; becoming stone-hard: lapidescens,-entis (part.B).
stony hardness: lapidositas,-atis (s.f.III), abl. sg. lapidositate.
Stony ground or place: petrosa,-orum (pl.n.II), abl. pl. petrosis, rocky places; saxa,-orum (pl.n.II), abl. pl. saxis; saxosa,-orum (pl.n.II), abl. pl. saxosis (Stearn); more frequently the adjective saxosus is used to modify loci (pl.m.II) 'places': loci saxosi, the noun even more frequently deleted, being understood: habitat in saxosis, it grows in stony (places); saxetum,-i (s.n.II), abl. sg. saxeto; see rock.
stony, stone-hard, made of stone: lapideus,-a,-um (adj.A), saxeus,-a,-um (adj.A), saxialis,-e (adj.B); scleroideus,-a,-um (adj.A), scleroticus,-a,-um (adj.A), ‘sclerotic, hardened, of stony texture;’

- drupa (nobis non visa) exsucca, putamine lapideo 3-gono attenuato 3-loculari canalibus resiniferis percurso, (B&H), drupe (not seen by us) without juice, with a stoney stone, 3-angled, attenuate, 3-locular, run throughout with a resiniferous canal.

- murus saxialis, a stone wall.

 

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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