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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
tantillus,-a,-um (adj.A): dim of tantulus, just a little, so very little, so small; with correlative clause + ut, etc.;

- folia basalia tantilla, basal leaves ever so small.

- pileus tinctu purpurei tantillo, ut fere invisibili, pileus with a tint of purple so small as to be almost invisible.

- caulis tantillus ut nullus esse, the stem so very little as to be none.

- capsula erecta ovato-cylindrica, sub ore tantillum constricta, capsule erect, ovate-cyllindric, below the mouth a little constricted.

- prorulae tantillae tantae ut saepe non descriptae sunt, prorulae so very little things that they are often not described.

- rarius in foliis coryleis, rostris paullo longioribus apice tantillum incrassatis, demum inclinatis (S&A), more rarely on Corylus leaves, with the beak somewhat longer, at the apex a bit thickened.

 

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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