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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
-ulentus,-a,-um (adj.A): in L. comp., also -olentus,-a,-um, 'probably akin to L. olere, to smell: that abounds in (a specified thing): that has (a specified thing) in marked amount or degree' (WIII); full of, abounding in; cf. -fluus,-a,-um (adj.A); perhaps rendered with the English adjective -y, as in watery, dungy, musty, fishy, sleepy, sappy, winey;

- aqui-lentus,-a,-um (adj.A): full of water, humid, wet; luna aquilenta, moon or month bringing rain. NOTE not - ulentus, but aqui-lentus [perhaps elided due to the vowel in 'qu'].

- faec-ulentus,-a,-um (adj.A): abounding in dregs or sediment, thick, impure, feculent [faex, s.f.III) dung]

- flocculentus,-a,-um (adj.A), full of small tuft of wool [> floccus,-i (s.m.II), abl. sg. flocco: a lock or flock of hairs, wool].

- glebulentus,-a,-um (adj.A), full of earthen clods or lumps(gleba,-ae (s.f.I).

- mustulentus,-a,-um abounding in new wine or must [mustum (s.n.II)]

- pisc-olentus,-a,-um (adj.A), fishy, smelling of fish, fishy smelling [piscis,-is (s.m.III) fish]

- poculentus,-a,-um (adj.A): drinkable, potable, fit for drinking [poculum,-i (s.n.II) little cup].

- pulverulentus,-a,-um (adj.A): pulverulent, full of dust, dusty, covered with dust [> L. pulvis,-eris (s.m.III), ‘dust’].

- sanguinolentus,-a,-um (adj.A): full of blood, bloody [sanguis,-inis (s.m.III), abl. sg. sanguine, blood].

- somn-olentus,-a,-um full of sleep, sleepy, drowsy, somnolent [somnus,-i (s.m.II) sleep]

- succ-ulentus,-a,-um (adj.A) 'sappy, juicy' [succus,-i (s.m.II) juice, sap]

- vin-olentus,-a,-um (adj.A): full of or drunk with wine, drunk, intoxicated [vinum,-i (s.n.II), wine]

- aquilenter (adv.), lenter (adv.): full of, abounding in;

- faeculenter, mustulenter, somnolenter; vinolenter

- somnolenter sleepily

NOTE: not the diminutive -ulus,-a,-um (adj.A), q.v.; also not -lentus,-a,-um (adj.A).

NOTE: pestilentus,-a,-um (adj.A), full of plague, > L. pestis,-is (s.f.III), the -i- is part of the stem.

 

A work in progress, presently with preliminary A through R, and S, and with S (in part) through Z essentially completed.
Copyright © P. M. Eckel 2010-2017

 
 
 
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