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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
urens,-entis (part. B), superl. urentissimus,-a,-um (adj.A): stinging, burning [ > L. uro, ussi, ustum 3. to burn, to burn up, destroy by fire, to sting or pain acutely]; see stinging; see Urtica,-ae (s.f.I);

- folia pilis interdum appressis urentibus, leaves with hairs sometimes appressed, stinging.

- herbae pilis urentibus armatae, herbs armed with stinging hairs.

- arena (-ae, s.f.I) urens, abl. sg. arena urente, lava, 'burning sand.'

Urtica urens L. Burning Nettle; U. urentissima.

 

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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