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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
sugar-bearing: saccharifer,-fera,-ferum (adj.A); sacchariger,-gera,-gerum (adj.A); saccharophorus,-a,-um (adj.A).

Acer saccharophorum, ‘sugar-bearing’ from the sweet sap.
Sugar: saccharum,-i (s.n.II), q.v., abl.sg. saccharo [> Gk. sacchar,-aros (s.m.III); sakcharon (s.n.II) [gamma + chi], ‘sugar;’ Saccharum officinarum L. the Sugar Cane]; see saccharum,-i (s.n.II); cf. saccharinum,-i (s.n.II), abl. sg. saccharino: saccharin (pharm.); see candy.

NOTE: the chemical suffix for sugars ends in -osum,-i (s.n.II): dextrosum,-i (s.n.II), abl. sg. dextroso; glucosum,-i (s.n.II), abl. sg. glucoso; sucrosum,-i (s.n.II), abl. sg. sucroso; see -ose (Engl. noun).

Acer saccharum, ‘sugar,’ apparently a noun in apposition; Saccharodendron, or ‘sugar-tree,’ a synonym of Acer saccharum (Fernald 1950).
Sugar: saccharum,-i (s.n.II), q.v., abl.sg. saccharo [> Gk. sacchar,-aros (s.m.III); sakcharon (s.n.II) [gamma + chi], ‘sugar;’ Saccharum officinarum L. the Sugar Cane]; see saccharum,-i (s.n.II); cf. saccharinum,-i (s.n.II), abl. sg. saccharino: saccharin (pharm.); see candy;

NOTE: the chemical suffix for sugars ends in -osum,-i (s.n.II): dextrosum,-i (s.n.II), abl. sg. dextroso; glucosum,-i (s.n.II), abl. sg. glucoso; sucrosum,-i (s.n.II), abl. sg. sucroso; see -ose (Engl. noun suffix).

Acer saccharum, ‘sugar,’ apparently a noun in apposition; Saccharodendron, or ‘sugar-tree,’ a synonym of Acer saccharum (Fernald 1950).

 

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