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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
-unculus,-i (s.m.II),-a,-ae (s.f.I),-um,-i (s.n.II): noun suffix; associated with the Latin diminutive adjective or noun suffix -culus,

-culus,-culum, but with the included syllable -un- preceding it; see

-ulus,-i (s.m.II);

- homunculus,-i (s.m.II), a little man [> L. homo,-inis (s.m. III), a man]; pedunculus,-i (s.m.II), a little foot [>L. pes, gen.sg. pedis (s.m.III) foot]; ramunculus,-i (s.m.II), twig (little branch) [> Latin ramus,-i, (s.m.II) a branch]; pedunculus,-i (s.m.II), peduncle, 'little foot' [>L. pes, gen.sg. pedis (s.m.III) foot].

- Centunculus L. [>"Latin name of some plant, diminutive of cento,-onis (s.m.III) patchwork" Fernald p. 1143; Ranunculus,-i (s.m.II), a small frog] [> L. rana,-ae s.f.I, frog].

- capeduncula,-ae (s.f.I) a small bowl, etc. [> L. capedo,-inis (s.f.III) a bowl or cup used in sacrifices]; offensiuncula,-ae (s.f.I) a slight offense [>L. offensio,-onis (s.f.III)], quaestiuncula,-ae (s.f.I) a l

 

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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