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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
wild: ferus,-a,-um (adj.A), q.v., sylvestris,-e (adj.B), incultus,-a,-um

(part.A).

wild: turbidus,-a,-um (adj.A): full of confusion or disorder, confused,

disordered; cf. agitatus,-a,-um (part.A), tumultuosus,-a,-um (adj.A);

see confused, disordered.

wild, uncultivated: agrius,-a,-um (adj.A), q.v.; ferus,-a,-um (adj.A), q.v.; sylvestris,-e (adj.B), incultus,-a,-um (part.A); spontaneus,-a,-um (adj.A): naturally growing wild, spontaneous (opposite of cultus, sativus); sylvestris,-e (adj.B), opp. hortensis,-e (adj.B), horticultural; cf. domestic, naturalized;

- Specim. sylvestre videtur vix palmare demissnm, hortense erectum 2-3-pedale (DeCandolle), a wild specimen seen low-lying, scarcely three inches high, a horticultural [specimen] erect, 2-3-feet high.

- ampelos agria, wild vine, vine of the fields.

- Var. [alpha] quae etiam sylvestris reperitur, forsan tamen ex hortis migrata (DeCandolle), the var. alpha, which is also found in the wild, perhaps nevertheless migrated from gardens.

NOTE: agrestis,-e (adj.B), although associated with cultivated fields, may indicate ‘wild’ because something lives in the fields.
wild: turbidus,-a,-um (adj.A): full of confusion or disorder, confused, disordered; cf. agitatus,-a,-um (part.A), tumultuosus,-a,-um (adj.A); see confused, disordered.

 

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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