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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
triple (i.e. a specified amount times (x) three), treble, threefold, triplicated, multiplied by three, having three parts, treble: triplex,-icis (adj.B); triplicatus,-a,-um (part.A); triplus,-a,-um (adj.A);

- annulo singulari, duplici vel triplici, with the annulus single, double or triple.

- annulo singulari, duplicato vel triplicato, with the annulus single, double or triple.

- annulo unico, duplo vel triplo, with the annulus one, double or triple.

Geastrum triplex, abl. sg. Geastro triplici, a mushroom.

NOTE: tri- is always 1 X 3.

NOTE: ‘triple’ in English derives from L. ‘triplus,-a,-um’ (WIII).
triple: triplo (adv.); 3-plo (adv.); see triplo (adv.).
triple-nerved: “triple-ribbed, when of three ribs the two lateral ones emerge from the middle one a little above its base” (Lindley); triple-nerved, “having three nerves; usually having a prominent vein on each side of the midrib above the base” as in a sunflower” (WIII): triplinervis,-e (adj.B), q.v., triplinervius,-a,-um (adj.A); see trinervis,-e (adj.B).

- segmentis glaberrimis ovatis acuminatis triplinerviis (DeCandolle), with the segments very glabrous, ovate, acuminate, triple-nerved.

- [Arenaria] sepalis oblongis obtusiusculis triplinerviis (DeCandolle), with the sepals oblong, somewhat obtuse, triple-nerved.

 

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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