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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
tenuis,-e (adj.B): thin, fine, slender (narrow); poor, meager; comparative: tenuior,-ius; superlative tenuissimus,-a,-um (adj.A); syn. subtilis,-e (adj.B), gracilis,-e (adj.B); cf. lept-, lepto-,-leptus,-a,-um (adj.A), in Gk. comp., slender, thin, narrow, fine; cf. tener,-era,-erum (adj.A), ‘thin, delicate;’ opp. crassus (adj.A), q.v., ‘thick;’ opp. pinguis,-e (adj.B), rich, thick;

- pedunculo longo tenissimo versus basin parcissime piloso, with the peduncle (seta) long very thin toward the base very scarcely pilose.

- areola fissura tenui separata, the areole separated by a narrow (thin) fissure.

- crassitie paulo tenuior aliis Pachymeniis, in thickness somewhat thinner than [other Pachymenia species].

- rhizoma tenuissimum lineare, rhizome very slender, linear.

- caules tenues simplices, stems slender, simple (unbranched).

- folium tenue; folia tenuia, pedicello tenui, leaf thin; leaves thin with a slender pedicel.

- bractea stylum tenuem subtendens, a bract subtending a slender style.

- thallus tener et tenuis aetate durior et crassior, the thalus delicate and thin, with age harder and thicker.

- amat species vulgaris pratorum ac pascuorum sicciora, gramine tenui vestita (S&A), the common species loves the drier places of meadows and pastures, [these] clothed with a thin [i.e. poor] grass.

Celtis tenuifolia,, “thin-leaved;” Danthonia tenuior, Rytidosperma tenuius ; Aster tenuissimus

pertenuis,-e (adj.B): very thin, fine, slender.

 

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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