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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
Wheat: triticum,-i (s.n.II), abl. sg. tritico: wheat as a plant or crop, esp. a wheat of the emmer group, as Triticum durum[, T. aestivum L.]; the threshed grain of wheat, wheat as a comodity' Lewis & Short; siligo,-inis (s.f.III), abl. sg. siligine, 'a soft variety of wheat: Triticum vulgare;' 'a kind of very white wheat, winter-wheat: Triticum hibernum L.,' Lewis & Short; frumentum,-i (s.n.II), abl. sg. frumento: corn (i.e. wheat), grain; see barley; see spelta,-ae (s.f.I), Elymus, Secale, see Zea mays L.; see fruit;

Various wheat species by common name: Club Wheat: Triticum compactum Hort.; Common W.: T. aestivum L.; Duram Wh.: T. durum Desf.; Inca Wh.: Amaranthus caudatus L.; Indian Dwarf Wheat: T. sphaerococcus Percival; Macaroni Wh.: T. durum Desf.; Polish Wh.: Triticum polonicum L.; Wild Wh.: Elymus triticoides Buckl. (Uphof 1968).

wheaten, of, belonging to or consisting of wheat, wheaten: triticeus,-a,-um (adj.A), triticius,-a,-um (adj.A); cf. frumentaceus,-a,-um (adj.A) 'pertaining to wheat, grain.'

wheat, of or concerning, as a crop: triticarius,-a,-um (adj.A).



Wheel: rota,-ae (s.f.I), abl. sg. rota.

little wheel rotula,-ae (s.f.I), abl. sg. rotula.

shaped like a pulley-wheel, a small wheel with a grooved rim; a wheel

with a flat, curved or grooved rim; trochlearis,-e (adj.B),

trochleiformis,-e (adj.B).

wheeled, having wheels: rotalis,-e (adj.B);

- machina rotalis, a wheeled device.

wheel-like, revolving: rotatilis,-e (adj.B);

- gyri rotatiles, wheel-like or rotating rings.

wheel-like: in Gk. comp. trocho-.

Trochobryum, a genus of mosses.

wheel-shaped: cotyliform, with an erect or ascending border, wheel-shaped, dish-

shaped: cotyliformis,-e (adj.B), cotyloideus,-a,-um (adj.A); see

cyathiformis,-e (adj.B), urceolatus,-a,-um (adj.A).

wheel shaped i.e. round, circular: rotundus,-a,-um (adj.A).

like a wheel, in a circle: rotatim (adv.), q.v.

a wheeling or turning about in a circle, rotation: rotatio,-onis (s.f.III),

abl. sg. rotatione

Wheat-field: see seges,-etis (s.f.III), abl.sg. segete.

 

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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