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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
sweet: dulcis,-e (adj.B), of taste; suavis,-e (adj.B), of smell and taste; mellifluens,-entis (adj.B): honey-dropping or -dripping; mellifer,-fera,-ferum (adj.A) or melliger,-gera,-gerum (adj.A): honey-bearing; mellitus,-a,-um (adj.A), honey-sweet; suavis,-e (adj.B), sweet, delightful; hedy-, q.v., in Gk. comp., sweet; glyco-, glycy-, q.v., in Gk. comp., sweet of taste or smell; cf. blandus,-a,-um (adj.A) 'pleasant;' opp. amarus,-a,-um (adj.A), acerbus,-a,-um (adj.A) ‘bitter;’ cf. sugary;

- aqua (s.f.I) dulcis, fresh water.

- satianter (adv.) dulcis, cloyingly sweet.

- super quam dulcis, more than sweet.

- herbae erectae foliis junciformibus, in paludibus dulcibus salsisque vigentes (B&H), herbs erect with rush-like leaves, flourishing in freshwater and saltwater marshes (or swamps).

- odor mitis, dulcis fragransque, odor mild, sweet and fragrant.

very sweet, luscious: praedulcis,-e (adj.B).

Prunus dulcis var. amara

becoming sweet: dulcescens,-entis (part.B);

- aetate dulcescens, with age becoming sweet.
sweet-: in L. comp. dulci-;

- dulciflorus, sweet-flowered, dulcifolius, sweet-leaved.

in L. comp. suavi-;

- suaviflorus, sweet-flowered, dulcifolius, sweet-leaved.

in Gk. comp., hedy-, q.v.;

- hedyosmus, sweet scented.

in Gk. comp. glyco, glycy-; see glyco-;

- glycyphyllus, sweet-leaved; glycosmus, sweet-smelling; glycyrhizus, sweet-root.
sweet-scented: fragrans,-antis (part.B), emitting a sweet or pleasant odor; odoratus,-a,-um (adj.A) 'emitting a sweet or pleasant odor;' odorifer,-fera,-ferum (adj.A), bearing a pleasant odor; odorus,-a,-um (adj.A); suaveolens,-entis (part.B).

 

A work in progress, presently with preliminary A through R, and S, and with S (in part) through Z essentially completed.
Copyright © P. M. Eckel 2010-2017

 
 
 
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