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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
vetustus,-a,-um (adj.A): old, ancient, that has existed a long time [> L. vetus,-eris]; syn. antiguus;

- (fungus) capitulum subturbinatum, vigente fungo pellucens, in vetusto opacum marcescit ac delabitur (S&Z), the capitulum is nearly turbinate, pellucent when the fungus is fresh, in old age it withers to opaque and falls down.

- densissime caespitosum partibus vetustis arcte contextum, very densely caespitose, closely woven together from the old parts.

- panículae breves in axillis annotinis v. ramis vetustis (B&H), .panicles short in the axils of the previous year or on old branches.

- ad truncos arborum vetustos, in sylvis montosis prope Destero, on the ancient trunks of trees, in mountain forests near Destero.

- in cellis vinariis xenodochii nostri ad dolia vetusta frequens, ad muros rarius (S&A), frequent in the wine cellars of our guest-house on old casks, less frequently on the walls.

 

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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