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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
tych-, tychae, tyche, tychero-, tycho-: chance, fortune [> Gk. tychE (s.f.I), what is obtained from the gods, good fortune, luck; Lat. fortuna];

- tycholimnetic [> Gk. tychE (s.f.I), what is obtained from the gods, good fortune, luck + limnetic, pertaining to ponds; see limnetic 'of fresh water'] "used of that floating vegetation which at times is at the surface, and at others is attached to plants or rocks at the bottom" (Jackson): tycholimneticus,-a,-um (adj.A), tycholimnicus,-a,-um (adj.A);

- plantae tycholimneticae, tycholimnetic plants.

- tychopelagic [> Gk. pelagos, the open sea]: as in 'tycholimnetic' but pertaining to the open sea.

- tychopotamicus,-a,-um (adj.A) [> Gk. potamos, a river]; thriving in still waters, occurring only incidentally in flowing waters; Plankton, the floating organisms of pools and river overflows (Jackson); see autopotamic (thriving in still waters), eupotamic (thriving in both flowing and still waters).

- plancton (-i, s.n.II) tychopotamicum (adj.A), abl. sg. plancto tychopotamico, nom. & acc. pl. plancta tychopotamica.

 

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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