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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
Woodland, when woody plants dominate the vegetation, woods, forest; nemus,-oris (s.n.III), abl. sg. nemore, a woodland, an area of glades and groves, a wooded pastureland; see yl- (Gk. prefix); see hyl-, hyle-, hylo-: in Gk. comp. wood, pertaining to the woods; see tree; see hiemisilvae,-arum (pl.f.I); see aestatisilvae,-arum (pl.f.I); see tree; see coppice;

silva,-ae (s.f.I) less used in botanical Latin than medieval sylva,-ae (s.f.I), gen. sg. sylvae, abl. sg. sylva, nom. pl. sylvae, accl. pl. sylvas, gen. pl. sylvarum, abl. pl. sylvis, an area dense with trees, a forest;

sylvestria,-orum (pl.n.II), abl. sg. sylvestriis: woodlands, a forest.

ida,-ae (s.f.I); ida,-es (s.f.I) (Ionic IdE): a thick wood, wood, copse; timber; Ida, a mountain in Phrygia near Troy; also another in Crete (Liddell & Scott); cf. idaeus,-a,-um (adj.A) (Gk. idaios), pertaining to wooded Mount Ida: Rubus idaeus L.

nemus,-oris (s.n.III), nom. pl. nemora, gen. pl. nemorum, abl. pl. nemoribus, an open woodland with glades (i.e. clearings);

lucus,-i (s.m.II), gen. pl. lucorum, a wood, a grove, apparently an area of limited extent.

saltus,-us (s.m.IV), abl.sg. saltu: forest pasture, woodland, valley, ravine, dale, pass through a mountain; a forest or mountain pasture, cattle-run (Lewis & Short).

NOTE: -etum,-i (s.n.II), abl. sg. -eto, q.v.: in L. comp., place dominated by a given plant, a plant association; see -etum,-i (s.n.II), abl. sg. -eto: in L. comp., a plant association with one species dominant;

- castanetum, a wood of chestnut; ericetum, heath; filicetum, a ferny place; pinetum, a piney woods.

Woodland official, forester, forest officer: saltuarius,-ii (s.m.II), abl.sg. saltuario; sylvarius,-ii (s.m.II), abl. sg. sylvario.

wooded, well wooded: saltuosus,-a,-um (adj.A); nemorosus,-a,-um (adj.A), sylvestris,-e (adj.B), silvestris,-e (adj.B), sylvosus,-a,-um (adj.A), silvosus,-a,-um (adj.A); idaeus,-a,-um (adj.A), pertaining to woodlands, esp. pertaining to wooded Mount Ida (Phrygia).

Woods, an inhabitant of: silvicola,-ae (c.), (silva and colo).

associated with open woodlands: nemorosus,-a,-um (adj.A).

Equisetum arvense L. fo. nemorosum (A.Br.) Klinge.

of woods: alsodes, gen.sg. alsodis (adj.C), of woods [> GK. alsodys, es (alsos + eidos) like a grove, woodland < alsos,-eos, to, a place grown with trees and grass, a grove, sacred grove, a glade]: see -odes,-dis (adj.C)

- Poa alsodes Gray, gen. sg. Poae alsodis, abl. sg. Poa alsode;

saltuensis,-e (adj.B): of or belonging to a forest;

- Rubus saltuensis Bailey 'of bushy pastures' (Fernald, p. 855).

pertaining to woods, growing wild: sylvaticus,-a,-um (adj.A), silvaticus, -a,-um (adj.A), pertaining to woods, growing wild; sylvestris,-e (adj.B),

silvestris,-e (adj.B) (opp. to cultus, sativus).

Nyssa sylvatica Marsh.; Equisetum sylvaticum L., Woods-Horsetail.

Woods-nymph: (hama)dryas,-adis (s.f.III), abl. sg. (hama)dryade: a

wood-nymph; see fairy.

woody: ligneus,-a,-um (adj.A).

woody tissue: xylem, the wood elements of a vascular bundle, possessing tracheal tissue (Jackson): xylema,-atis (s.n.III), abl.sg. xylemate; cf. phloem, phloema,-atis (s.n.III).

woody, becoming: lignescens,-entis (adj.B).

somewhat woody: sublignosus,-a,-um (adj.A).

 

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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