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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
swampy, marshy, of wet places: humectatus,-a,-um (part.A) 'moistened, wetted, irrigated;' inundatus,-a,-um (part.A), ‘flooded, usu. applied to places covered with water during part of the year, more or less dry the rest of the year’; opp. firmus,-a,-um (adj.A) 'stable, steady', of soil, dry, not flooded; irriguus,-a,-um (adj.A), 'watered, irrigated, well-watered, wet, soaked;' paludosus,-a,-um (adj.A), of wet places; uliginosus,-a,-um (adj.A), ‘uliginose, inhabiting swamps, marshy, growing in marshes, wet, damp, moist, marshy;' see paluster, palustris, palustre (adj.B); see hydric, moistened, wetted; see soligenus,-a,-um (adj.A);

- herbae saepius uliginosae aquaticae v. in locis madidis montium crescentes (B&H), herbs very often growing in marshes, aquatic or growing in the wet places of mountains.

- humus,-i(s.m.II) paludosus, abl. sg. humo paludoso, boggy ground.

- terra (s.f.I) paludosa, marshy earth.

- solum (s.n.II) paludosum, abl. sg. solo paludoso, swampy soil.

- in sylvis palustribus ad oram atlanticam, in bog [i.e. rain] forests on the atlantic sea-coast.

- terra (s.f.I) inundata, non firma, flooded or inundated soil, not firm (i.e. with a sinking or quaking soil).

- herbae paludosae v. aquaticae, acaules, scapigerae (B&H), herbs of wet places or aquatic, stemless, bearing scapes.

- species ad 6, in uliginosis montium altiorum Andium Americae australis vigentes, usque ad limites nivium aeternarum extensae (B&H), species to 6, in the wet places of the higher mountains of the Andes of South America flourishing, extended up to the limits of perpetual snow.
swampy places: palustria,-orum (pl.n.II), abl.pl. palustriis; see under ‘swamp.’

 

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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