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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
Vesper,-eris (s.m.III), abl. sg. vespere: the evening star; the evening; see sundown;

- HEDYSARUM gyrans (Swartz) [revolving], motus irregularis, interdum omnino cessans; sub die calidíssima immobiles, vespere, licet lente, agitans (Swartz), the motion irregular, sometimes completely ceasing; immobile during a very hot day, in the evening, although slowly, agitating.

- [Hibiscus mutabilis] corolla matutino tempore alba, meridie pallido-incarnata, vespere rosea (DeCandolle), the corolla in the morning time white,at noon pale-flesh-color, in the evening rose-red.

Hesperus,-i (s.m.II) (also Hesperos,-i (s.m.II), “the evening” = vesper; the evening star, Hesperus, son of Cephalus and Aurora (Lewis & Short); see hesperus,-i (s.m.II).

 

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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