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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
versatus,-a,-um (part.A): turned, bent, wound, twisted [> L. verso, versavi, versatum, 1, to turn, bend, wind, twist, to whirl about; syn. vertus, contortus; also to turn or think over something in the mind, meditate, to reflect upon, consider; to transact, carry on; interpret; also versor, versatus, 1, with inter, intra, apud and cum: to be situated; to dwell , live, stay, abide, be in a place or among certain persons; to be read; to busy one’s self with or occupy, to be engaged in, as in a study (after Lewis & Short)];

- quin tirones acuto ingenio praediti, viri praeipue celeberrimi, in scientia maxime versati, sed neutri parti addicti de rebus integré judicantes (Necker), or even beginners provided with a sharp intelligence, especially eminent men, most greatly occupied with science, but in neither part devoted to judging things in an integrated manner.

 

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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