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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
wet, damp, moist: humectatus,-a,-um (part.A) moistened, wetted, irrigated; humectus,-a,-um (adj.A), 'of a moist nature, moist, damp, wet; humidus,-a,-um (adj.A), ‘moist, damp, dank, wet;’ madidus,-a,-um (adj.A), udus,-a,-um (adj.A), uvidus,-a,-um (adj.A), irriguus,-a,-um (adj. A); roridus,-a,-um (adj.A) 'dew-like, dewy;' riguus,-a,,-um (adj.A) 'watered, wet;' cf. moist; see water-, liquid; hygros,-a,-on (hyO, hydOr), hygricus,-a,-um (adj.A): hygrous, hygricous, 'wet, moist, liquid;' Lat. liquidus; opp. to xEros, Lat. siccus, 'dry;' cf. hydric;

- locus (s.m.II) humectatus, a damp place.

wet or moisture absorbing: hygrometricus,-a,-um (adj.A).
Wet, wetness, dew, any dripping moisture: mador,-oris (s.m.III), abl.sg. madore: moisture, wetness; ros, gen.sg. roris (s.m.III), abl.sg. rore 'wetness, dew, any dripping moisture;' umor,-oris (not hu-), abl. sg. umore: (s.m.III): a liquid, fluid of any kind, moisture; uviditas,-atis (s.f.III), abl. sg. uviditateuvor,-oris (s.m.III), abl. sg. uvore, moistness, moisture, humidity;' see liquid, vapor; see moisture.

Rubus roribaccus, the dewberry.

somewhat wet, rather damp: humidulus,-a,-um (adj.A), uvens,-entis (part.B), uvidulus,-a,-um (adj.A).

being wet, dripping with moisture, moist, wet: madens,-entis (part.B); roscidus,-a,-um (adj.A), ‘dewy, wet with dew; dripping or running with moisture, wet.’
Wet places: roscida (pl.n.II), abl. pl. roscidis, wet or dewy places; of air, full of dew.

 

A work in progress, presently with preliminary A through R, and S, and with S (in part) through Z essentially completed.
Copyright © P. M. Eckel 2010-2017

 
 
 
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