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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
Winding, a, coil: see spira,-ae (s.f.I).

winding (verb): circumvolvens,-entis (part.B) 'winding or twisting around;' flexus,-a,-um (part.A), ‘bent, flexed, turning, winding;’ sinuans,-antis (part.A) 'winding, curving;' torquens,-entis (part.B) 'winding, twisting, turning about;' volvens,-entis (part.B): rolling about, turning round, rolling up together; see wound (verb, past tense of the verb 'wind'); see twining.

NOTE: dextrorsum (adv.): towards the right, twisted to the right as viewed from the side, dextrorse; cf. twining

NOTE: sinistrorsum (adv): towards the left, sinistrorse; twisted to the left, as viewed from the side; cf. twining,
winding (adj.): flexuosus,-a,-um (adj.A), maeandriformis,-e (abj.B), sinuosus,-a,-um (adj.A), tortuosus,-a,-um (adj.A); colubrosus,-a,-um (adj.A) 'serpentine, winding;' cf. twining.

 

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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