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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
vorax, gen. sg. voracis (adj.B); compar. voracior,-ius (adj.B); superl. voracissimus,-a,-um (adj.A): devouring, voracious, ravenous, swallowing whole, eating greedily;

- pestis (-is (s.f.III) vorax, abl. sg. peste voraci, a devouring plague.

- parasitus (-i (s.m.II) vorax, abl. sg. parasito voraci, a ravenous parasite; abl. pl. parasitis voracibus.

- [fungi] plerumque ambeunte - effusa, omnium voracissima, ramos totos longe lateque cingens, imo arbusculas integras obducens (S&A), usually encircling-effuse [i.e. spreading out in an encircling way], the most voracious of all [the species or of all fungi], extensively girdling all the branches, indeed spreading over entire small trees.

 

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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