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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
typhl-, typhlo-: in Gk. comp. blind [> Gk. typhlos, E, on (adj.): blind; of things, dark, dim, obscure, unseen; Lat. caecus,-a,-um (adj.A), q.v.];

- typhlologia,-ae (s.f.I), typhlology, the scientific study of blindness.

- Typhlomolge > gk. typhl- + Molge: a genus of salamanders that dwell in underground waters and that lack functional eyes; monotypic with T. rathburni.

- Typhlops, > Gk. typhl- + ops, 'eye' a genus constituting the 'blind snakes', small burrowing snakes; type genus of the family Typhlopidae.

 

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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