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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
weak: see stunted;

1. aeger, aegra, aegrum (adj.A), q.v., weak, feeble; infirmus,-a,-um (adj.A) 'weak, feeble, infirm', debilis,-e (adj.B) q.v., 'feeble, weak;' slight: exiguus,-a,-um (adj.A),‘ scanty in measure or number, small, little, weak, short, poor, mean; feeble;’ exilis,-e (adj.B): 'small, thin, slender, lank, meagre, poor, feeble;' invalidus,-a,-um (adj.A) 'weak, impotent, feeble'; macer, macra, macrum (adj.A): lean, thin, meagre; cf. lenis,-e (adj.B), moderate, mild, gentle; flaccidus,-a,-um (adj.A) 'limp;' languidus,-a,-um (adj.A), miser, misera, miserum (adj.A), sad; sick, ill; poor; obsoletus,-a,-um (part.A), obsolete, rudimentary, suppressed, scarcely apparent, vestigial, undeveloped fully and not fully functional, nearly absent, such as in a midrib or other organ that is poorly developed; weak, faint; vescus,-a,-um (part.A) 'little, thin, weak;'

- conidiomata in mediis debilibus (e.g. agaro aqueo vel farinae Zeae maydis) pustulos discretos formantia, conidiomata in weak media (e.g. water agar or cornmeal) forming discrete pustules.

- cupula in junioribus e globoso obcordata, cavitate interna exigua (S&A), the cupule in younger [specimens] from globose obcordate, with a weak internal cavity.

2. of colors, pallidus,-a,-um (adj.A), dilutus,-a,-um (part.A), q.v.

 

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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