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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
torn, lacerated: lacer,-era,-erum (adj.A), lacerus,-a,-um (adj.A), laceratus,-a,-um (part.A); cf. cut;

- [moss] fenestrellis (miniwindows) plerumque praesentibus uti prope costam areae hyalinae, saepe laceratae, with little windows (miniwindows) usually present as near the costa hyaline areas, often torn.
torn, or slashed into narrow divisions with taper-pointed incisions: laciniatus,-a,-um (adj.A); cf. incised.
torn off, cut off, separated, divided; rent away, with ab + abl.: abscissus,-a,-um (part.A); avulsus,-a,-um (part.A), q.v., ‘torn-off, pulled away or separated by force;’

- operculo ab ore capsulae abacisso, with the operculum from the mouth of the capsule separated.

- vaginula per setam producentem avulsa, the vaginula pulled apart by the elongating seta.

- apex laminis avolsus, the apex torn from the laminae [laminis = abl. pl.].

- ad saxas ex montibus avulsas, on rocks torn from mountains.
torn apart, rent, divided, separated + abl. of agent: discissus,-a,-um (part.A); divulsus,-a,-um (part.A), ‘torn into pieces, rent, separated or removed violently or with force;’ fissus,-a,-um (part.A), burst or torn, as from inside pressure, split, divided, separated; lacer,-era,-erum (adj.A), laceratus,-a,-um (part.A), torn, lacerated, torn to pieces, mangled; ruptus,-a,-um (part.A): torn, burst, rent, broken, ruptured, forced open, broken into pieces; scissus,-a,-um (part.A), torn, cut, rent, broken away; split (as wood), torn to pieces; cracked; see tearing;

- in fissis saxorum scissorum habitat, it dwells in the cracks of split stones.

- in cortice de trunco scisso habitat, it dwells on the bark broken away from the trunk.

- dentes apice lacerato-fissi, teeth at the apex lacerate-divided.

- calyx sub anthesi in lobos truncatos 4-5 fissus, calyx at anthesis split into 4-5 truncate lobes.

- frugibus rupta congestis horrea, a barn burst with crowded fruits.
torn, able to be torn, broken, (of clothing) tattered; (of minerals) easily split, fissile; separating into horizontal layers, as in the flesh of a pileus; fissilis,-e (adj.B): fissile, easily split; lacerabilis,-e (adj.B), tearable, that which can be easily torn to pieces or lacerated; scissilis,-e (adj.B), scissus,-a,-um (part.A); see fragile;

- ligno lutescenti fragili, cortice cinereo fissili, with the wood yellowish fragile, with the bark gray, splitting.]]

 

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