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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
treis (masc. and fem. plural) and tria (neuter plural): in Greek ‘three’ = Lat. tres (m.&f. pl.), tria (n.pl.); see ‘three;’ most frequently reduced to the Greek prefix ‘tri-‘, q.v.

Trianthema,-ae (s.n.III) L. from Gk. treis, three + anthemon, flower.

Triglochin, gen.sg. Triglochinis (s.f.III): “Name composed of the Greek treis, three, and glochis, point, from the three points of the ripe fruit [in T. palustris] when dehiscent” (Fernald 1950); Triphora,-ae (s.f.I) “Name from the Greek treis, three and phoros, bearing, from the frequently three flowers” (Fernald 1950).

 

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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