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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
uppermost: extimus,-a,-um (adj.A) 'outermost;' extremus,-a,-um (adj.A) 'outermost, extreme, last, farthest;

of degree or quality;' maximus,-a,-um (adj.A) 'biggest, greatest, largest:' (superl. of magnus, 'large, big'); plurimus,-a,-um (adj.A) 'a lot of, very much, most' (superl. of multus, 'many, much'); postremus,-a,-um (adj.A), 'last, final;' summus,-a,-um (adj.A), 'uppermost, highest; greatest, most important, topmost' one of the superlatives of superus,-a,-um (adj.A),'situated above, upper, higher;' supremus,-a,-um (adj.A), ' highest, topmost, loftiest, supreme; last, latest, final, extreme, also a superl. of superus; ultimus,-a,-um (adj.A): ultimate, farthest, most distant, last; the final section or division of a structure; opp. infimus,-a,-um (adj.A), q.v.; opp. intimus,-a,-um (adj.A) 'innermost, deepest;'

- bracteae infimae folia suprema simulantes, lowest bracts resembling the highest leaves.

- ab imo ad summum, from bottom to top.

- paniculae e foliorum summorum axillis ortae, panicles from the axils of the upper leaves arising (Stearn 1983).

- foliis in parte summa denticulatis, leaves in the uppermost part denticulate.

- foliis summis unifoliolatis bracteiformibus deminutis, the uppermost leaves unifoliolate, bracteiform, reduced.

NOTE: also 'in apical part:' in parte apicali.

 

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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