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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
Turba,-ae (s.f.I), abl. sg. turba: disorder, tumult, disturbance, urmoil; = Gk. tyrbE (s.f.I); see tyrb-, tyrbo-.
Turba,-ae (s.f.I), turva,-ae (s.f.I): turf, peat (Latham 2008).
Turba,-ae (s.f.I), abl. sg. turba: disorder, tumult, disturbance, turmoil; = Gk. tyrbE (s.f.I); a crowd, mob; a troop, band, train of anything; “without the notion of a crowd or confusion, a great number, multitude; of other things, animate or inanimate, a crowd, throng, troop, number, multitude (Lewis & Short); see tyrb-, tyrbo-; opp. ordo,-inis (s.m.III), q.v., abl.sg. ordine: a regular or methodical arrangement, a pattern;

- (Algae) goniocytium ruptum latere plerumque in tumorem celeriter evehitur, e quo mox transverse fisso zoogonidiorum turba erumpit (Braun), the ruptured goniocytium quickly advances on the side usually into a tumor [i.e. swollen growth], from which soon, when transversely split, bursts out a [disorderly] multitude of zoogonidia.

 

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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