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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
Trachea, [“ME, > ML., windpipe, trachea, > LL trachia, > Gk. (artEria) tracheia, rough (artery), > fem. of trachys (adj.), ‘rough, harsh’” (WIII): (NL) “a xylem element or series of elements felt to resemble an animal trachea; usu, a xylem vessel” (WIII); “a spiral duct or water-conducting vessel arising by cell-fusion; used by DeBary to include ‘tracheid’ also” (Jackson): trachea,-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.
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