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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
syrti-: in Gk. comp. sand-bank, sand-dune [> Gk. syrtis,-idos s.f.III, a sand-bank in the sea; 'of the sand-banks on the coast of Africa, of which there were two, the Syrtis Major and Minor' (Liddell & Scott); see dune;

- syrticola,-ae (s.f.I), abl. sg. syrticola, dwelling on sand-banks or dunes.

Vitis riparia var. syrticola (Fern. & Wieg.) Fern. 'dweller on sand-dunes,' the Dune-Grape.

 

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