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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
typh-, typho-:

1. typh-, typho-: in Gk. comp. a whirlwind, hurricane, a furious storm, cyclone [> Gk. typhOn,-Onos (s.m.III): Typhon, a giant; a hurricane, whirlwind, storm; possibly related to Gk. typhos (s.m.II), 'smoke cloud, mist; = Lat. fucus; Lat. typhon,-onis (s.m.III), abl. sg. typhone: a violent whirlwind, a typhoon].

Note: the word typhoon, a tropical cyclone of the Philippines and China Sea, is partly from Gk. typhOn, whirlwind and a Cantonese word.

Typhonium,-ii (s.n.II), a genus of Australia and India (Araceae); Typhonium divaricatum is endemic in the South Asia, in the Monsoon Region;

Thyphonodendrum,-i (s.n.II), a genus (Araceae) with species in Madagascar as is Typhonodorum,-i (s.n.II), 'gift of the typhoon.'

2. typh-, typho-, -typhus,-i (s.m.II): in Gk. comp. smoke, cloud, mist [> Gk. typhos (s.m.II), smoke, cloud, mist]; see cloud.

 

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