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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
Waist, the middle or center part, esp. when narrower or less thick than the ends; see circumference; see girdle, isthmus, see wasp-waisted; see zoster-: in Gk. comp. belt-;

- cinctura,-ae (s.f.I), abl. sg. cinctura: girdle, q.v.(diadoms); cinctus,-us (s.m.IV girdle, belt, tucking in of the toga around the waist; cingulum,-i (s.n.II), abl. sg. cingulo, girdle, belt.

- corpor (oris, s.n.III) medium (adj.A), mid-body, abl. sg. corpore medio; corpor centrale (adj.B), abl. sg. corpore centrali; pars (partis, s.f.III) centralis or media, abl. sg. parte centrali (media); sectio (-onis s.f.III) centralis or media, abl. sg. sectione centrali (media) 'mid-section;' zona,-ae (s.f.I) a circular area, zona centralis;

- corpore centrali angusto, with the body-center narrow.

- fructus folia circum medium angustatus, fruit around the middle narrowed.

 

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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