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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
tearing, emitting teardrops, weeping: lacrimans,-antis (part.B), ‘weeping, dropping, distilling,’ said of plants which exude a gum (Lewis & Short); see exsudans,-antis (part.B).

- lacrimantes calami, canes weeping (exuding).
Tearing, a lacerating, laceration, a rending, mangling: laceratio,-onis (s.f.III), abl. sg. laceratione
tearing, tearing into pieces, lacerating, rending, mutilating; shattering + abl. of agent: lacerans,-antis (part.B); discindens,-entis (part.B), ‘tearing apart, rending, dividing, separating;’ divellens,-entis (part.B), ‘tearing into pieces, rending, separating or removing violently or with force; findens,-entis (part.B), a tearing from inside pressure, ‘bursting or splitting, separating, dividing; rumpens,-entis (part.B), ‘tearing, bursting, rending, breaking, rupturing, forcing open, breaking or bursting into pieces;’ scindens,-entis (part.B), 'tearing, cutting, rending or breaking away, splitting, cutting, tearing into pieces; see torn.

- fructificatio in radios 6-9 obtusos vel acutos findens, fruiting body splitting into 6-9 blunt or acute rays.

- bracteis partialibus inflorescentiae findentibus laceratisque, with the partial bracts of the inflorescence splitting and ragged.

- cortice de trunco scindente, with the bark splitting away from the trunk.
Tearing, splitting: fissio,-onis (s.f.III), abl. sg. fissione, ‘the action of splitting or cleaving;’ fissum,-i (s.n.II), abl. sg. fisso; fissura,-ae (s.f.I), abl. sg. fissura, a cleaving, tearing or splitting, a crack or opening; abscissio,-onis, (s.f.III), abl. sg. abscissione; a tearing off, a breaking off; laceratio,-onis (s.f.III), abl. sg. laceratione, a tearing, mangling, lacerating, laceration; ruptura,-ae (s.f.I): a fracture, a break in a structure, breach in an organ; scissura,-ae (s.f.I), abl.sg. scissura, 'split, cleft, longitudinal narrow opening, a gap produced by splitting, a crack; see crack, gap;

- zonis abscissionis, with zones of abscission.

- linea (s.f.I) abscissionis, line of abscission.

- surculos in fissuram caulis demittens, sending down young shoots in a splitting of the stem.

- seta fissione vaginulae producta, seta elongated by splitting of the vaginula.

- fissa ferarum ungula, the split hooves of wild animals.

- seta per scissuram vaginulae producta, seta elongated by splitting of the vaginula.

- dehiscentia per rupturam lineae abscissionis, dehiscence by rupture of the line of abscission.

- cellulis annularibus ruptura dehiscentibus, with the annular cells dehiscing by ruptura.

- frugibus rumpens congestis horrea, a barn bursting with crowded fruits.

- inflatas vesiculas rumpentes, inflated vesicles bursting.
tearing (adj.): see torn, able to be torn.
tearing off or away, rending away; separating, dividing by tearing off, with abl. of agent: abscindens,-entis (part.B); avellens,-entis (part.B), ‘tearing away, pulling, wrenching off;’ delacerans,-antis (part.B), disintegrating by shredding or lacerating;

- seta producente vaginulam avellens, the elongating seta pulling off the vaginula.

 

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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