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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
U-shaped: see hippocrepicus,-a,-um (adj.A) 'horseshoe-shaped'; cf. crescent-shaped; variously rendered, e.g.:

- sinus in forma litterae "U", the sinus in the form of the letter "U"; in figura litterae "U"; in aspectu litterae "U" (litterae is genitive singular).

- lobus aspectu similis litterae "U", lobe with an appearance similar to the letter "U" (litterae is dative singular).

- semiannulatus,-a,-um (adj. A): half-ring-shaped, semi-annular.

 

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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