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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
terrenus,-a,-um (adj.A), terraneus,-a,-um (adj.A): earthen, earthy, earthen, consisting of earth or soil, of ground or terrain “free from rocks and stones” (Glare); terrestrial, of (dry) land (as opp. to marine, not of the sea), belonging to the land or the (planet) earth; opp. caelestis,-e (adj.B), heavenly, celestial;

- in via terrena habitat, it grows on a dirt road.

- ad muros terrenos, on earthen walls.

- in tumulis terrenis, on earth mounds.

- plantae terrenae et aquatiles, plants of the earth and water.

- iter (-eris (s.n.III) terrenum (adj.A), abl. sg. itere terreno, a land journey opp. by sea).

- imo oleosas particulas terrenis immixtas, at the base oily particles mixed in with earthen ones.

- Oriza sativa in terrenis inundatis, Oriza sative in [seasonally] wet earthen [sc. locis] places [i.e. not sandy].

terraneus,-a,-um (adj.A): “growing on dry land” (Lindley).

 

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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