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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
-tongued (adj.): see gloss-, glosso-; -glossus,-a,-um (adj.A); in L. comp. -ligulatus,-a,-um (adj.A); see -linguis,-e (adj.B); ling-, lingui-; linguli-; -lingulatus,-a,-um (adj.A); lingui-;

- lingui-: in L. comp. -tongue.

Atrypa linguifera (a fossil brachiopod).

- acutiligulatus, sharp- or acute-tongued; breviligulatus, short-tongued; scabriligulatus, with scabrous or rough tongue. in L. comp. -linguis,-e (adj.B);

- acutilinguis, with a sharp or acute tongue; angustilinguis, narrow-tongued; bovilinguis, with the tongue of a cow; brevilinguis, short-toungued; gibbilinguis, with a hunch-backed or gibbous tongue; latilinguis, broad-tongued; linearilinguis, with linear tongue; refractilinguis, with a sharply back-bent tongue; scabrilinguis, with a rough or scabrous tongue.

- atrilinguis, with black tongue; nigrolinguis, with black tongue

- bilinguis, with two tongues; trilinguis, with three tongues.

- linguifer,-fera,-ferum (adj.A), bearing a tongue.

in Gk. comp. -glossus,-a,-um (adj.A);

- platyglossus, broad-tongued ("usually applied to the lip or labellum" Stearn 1983).

- acanthoglossus, with spiny tongue; brachyglossus, short-tongued; dasyglossus, with shaggy or thickly hairy tongue; microglossus, with a little tongue; odontoglossus, with a toothed tongue; oxyglossus, with a sharp tongue; stenoglossus, with a narrow tongue;

NOTE: in Gk. comp. ‘tongue’ (gloss-, glosso-; -glossus,-a,-um (adj.A), tongue-, -tongued, q.v. is sometimes used for ‘lip’ (Orchidaceae);

- deltoglossus, with triangular tongue (lip); gonioglossus, with angled tongue (lip); macroglossus, with a large tongue (lip).

- chrysoglossus, with a golden yellow tongue; rhodoglossus, red-tongued in Gk. comp. gloss-, glosso-;

- glossophorus,-a,-um (adj.A), tongue-bearing
-tongued (nouns): in Gk. comp. gloss-, glosso-; glotti-; -glossa,-ae (s.f.I); -glottis,-idis (s.f.I); -glossum,-i (s.m.II), -glossum,-i (s.n.II); -glossus,-i (s.m.II); [glott-, glotto- fr. Gk. glOtt-, glOtto-, glOss-, glOsso- ‘tongue,’ from glOtta, GlOssa: ‘language’ a first declension Greek noun]; see gloss-, glosso-; glotti-.

NOTE: glossa and glotta are dialectic variants of the same Greek word for ‘tongue’ and ‘language.’

-glossa,-ae (s.f.I);

- Diglossa pectoralis (animal: a honey-sucker)

- gloss-, glosso-;

- Glossocalyx, Glossocentron, Glossopetalum, Glossopteris, Glossospermum, Glossostemon

- (Orchidaceae): Glossaspis, Glossochilopsis, Glossodia, Glossorhyncha, Glossula.

-glossum,-i (s.n.II);

- Acanthoglossum, Ampliglossum, Chrysoglossum, Coeloglossum, Dactyloglossum, Elaphoglossum, Odontoglossum, with a toothed tongue; Ophioglossum,-i (s.n.II) fr. Gk. ophis, a serpent, and glossa, tongue; Trichoglossum.

-glossus,-i (s.m.II);

Tachyglossus aculeatus (animal: an echidna or spiny anteater).

- glotti-; glott-, glotto-;

- Glottiphyllum, fr. Gk. glOtta, a tongue + phyllon, a leaf; “The leaves of these succulent plants are very thick, soft, and fleshy, and shaped like tongues” (Stearn 1996).

-glottis, gen.sg. -glottidis (s.f.III);

- (Orchidaceae): Amblyglottis,Beloglottis, Blephariglottis, Chiloglottis, x Dichromoglottis, x Epiglottis, Gastroglottis, x Grammoglottis, Gynoglottis, Orthoglottis, Platyglottis, Plocoglottis, Pristiglottis, Sarcoglottis, Scaphyglottis, Scyphoglottis, Simpliglottis, Spathoglottis, Stenoglottis, Trichoglottis, Trigoglottis.

NOTE: Glottidium,-i (s.n.II), the diminutive of -glottis as is Glossula,-ae (s.f.I).

 

A work in progress, presently with preliminary A through R, and S, and with S (in part) through Z essentially completed.
Copyright © P. M. Eckel 2010-2017

 
 
 
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