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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
Tear (drop): lacrima,-ae (s.f.I), q.v., lacryma,-ae (s.f.I); dacrima,-ae (s.f.I), abl. sg. dacrima: a tear (drop); = Gk. dacry,-yos (s.n.III), or dacryon (s.n.II), a tear; a drop, as of gum or resin; see exudate; exsudatum,-i (s.n.II), abl. sg. exsudato, exudate; guttatio,-onis (s.f.III), abl.sg. guttatione, nom. & acc. pl. guttationes, guttation, the liquid discharge from a hydathode; secretio,-onis (s.f.III), abl. sg. secretione, ‘secretion;’ see drop (gutta,-ae (s.f.I);

- tear of Job: lacryma Jobi.
Tear (drop), little: lacrimula,-ae (s.f.I), abl. sg. lacrymula; dacridium,-ii (s.n.II), abl. sg. dacridio: droplet, small tear; cf. (oil) droplet: guttula,-ae (s.f.I), abl. sg. guttula.
Tear (rent): lacinia,-ae (s.f.I), abl. sg. lacinia, q.v., ‘the fine, deep, irregular divisions of a laciniate structure.’
tear (English verb), rend, past tense ‘torn’, torn to pieces; see ‘torn.’

 

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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