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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
toward, towards; see to;

1. versus (prep. + acc.; the preposition follows the noun); see versus;

- foliis adstrictioribus, centrum folii versus 6 mm latis, with leaves narrower, toward the center of the leaf 6 mm wide.

2. ad (prep. + acc.), with verbs of motion or development; see ad;

- ad solem vertere, to turn toward the sun.

3. in (prep. + acc.), toward the thing towards which behavior is directed ‘towards, to, for’ with words expr. power, control over, affecting;

- latex in cutem toxicus, latex toxic toward the skin.

- hyphae in hospitem inimicales, hyphae unfriendly toward the host.

- spinis in manum ferocibus, with spines savage toward the hand.

- indumentum in tactum molle, indumenta soft to the touch.

- latex in saporem dulcis, the latex sweet to the taste.

3. ob (prep. + acc.), with verbs of motion or development; in the direction of, towards;

- ob ostia pororum hyphis crescentibus, with hyphae growing toward the pore-mouths.

- costa ob apicem evanida, the costa ending toward the apex.
toward that place, in that direction: istorsum (adv.).

- maculae in apicem aggregatae hyphis istrorsum extendentibus, spots aggregated in the apex with hyphae extending in that direction.

 

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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