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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
Trellis, lattice, grate: cancelli,-orum (pl.m.II), dat. & abl. pl. cancellis, a lattice, grating or trellis-work, grate, balustrade; clathra,-orum (pl.n.II), clathri,-orum (pl.m.II), abl. sg. clathris, a trellis, lattice or grating; see clathra,-orum (pl.n.II); see net.

NOTE: the openings are squared or rectangular; opp. to circular.

Craticula,-ae (s.f.I): “fine hurdle-work; hence a small gridiron” > cratis,-is (s.f.III), acc. sg. cratim, abl. sg. crate: wicker-work; a hurdle (Lewis & Short); see trellis; see grid; see craticula,-ae (s.f.I), a genus of Diatoms.

Clathrus,-i (s.m.II), abl. sg. clathro: “a lattice; a membrane pierced with holes and forming a kind of grate” (Lindley); “a membrane pierced with holes and forming a sort of grating” (Jackson); not mentioned by Lewis and Short.
trellis-, lattice-, grated-: in Gk. comp. clathr-, clathro-; cf. net-, netted-: in L. comp., reti-;

Clathrosorus, Clathrosphaera.
trellis-forming, lattice-forming: clathrans,-antis (part.B) [> L. clathro, 1. 'to furnish with a grate or lattice, to set with bars > L. clathri or clatra,-orum (m. or n. plural).

- stirps clathrans, a lattice-forming type of stem; see stirps (s.f.III).

 

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