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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
Vulnus,-eris (s.n.III), abl.sg. vulnere, nom. & acc. pl. vulnera, also volnus,-eris (s.n.III): wound, injury, hurt, blow; (of things) cut, notch, crack, hole; misfortune, disaster, blow, calamity; see wound;

- ex vulnere moriens, dying from a wound.

- vulnus (s.n.III) insanabile (adj.B), abl. sg. vulnere insanabili, an incurable wound or injury.

- [MARANTA arundinacea]. Anglis vulgo “Arrowroot.” Apud Indianos in usu esse fertur, contusa, videlicet vulneribus ex sagittis venenatis admota (Swartz), with the English commonly [called] “Arrowroot.” By the [West] Indians it is reported to be in use [i.e. their practise or custom], namely ground, applied to wounds from poisoned arrows.

- [Pisolithus; fungus] Cortice communi demum varie diffracto, peridiolisque vulneri accumbentibus simul etiam laesis, pulvis carcere suo liberatus longe lateque dispergitur (S&A), with the communal cortex [i.e. peridium] then shattered in different ways, and with the peridioles lying along beside it broken also, at the same time, by the injury, the powder freed from its own confines is dispersed far and wide.

 

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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