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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
Word: verbum,-i (s.n.II), abl. sg. verbo; see vox, gen. sg. vocis (s.f.III).

word for word: ad verbum.

wordy: verbosus,-a,-um (adj.A).

Word: terminus,-i (s.m.II), abl. sg. termino, a term, a technical word; verbum,-i (s.n.II), abl. sg. verbo, ‘a word; pl. “words, expressions, language, discourse, conversation” (Lewis & Short); vocabulum,-i (s.n.II), abl. sg. vocabulo: “an appellation, designation, [common noun or] name of anything;’ vox, gen. sg. vocis (s.f.III), ‘a word, saying, speech, sentence;’ see ‘name;’ see ‘term;’

- termini botanici, botanical terms (Stearn).

- terminus meteorologicus, meteorological term.

- nomina generica plurima in herbariis v. catalogis proposita sed adhuc verbis non definita, nec ab auctoribus recepta (B&H), very many generic names proposed in herbaria or catalogues [i.e.lists or inventories] but hitherto not delimited in words [i.e. in print], nor accepted by authors.

- omnia vegetabilium genera supra recensita, quae a vocabulis graccis originem ducunt, syllabis quinqué constant (Swartz), all of the genera of plants reviewed above, which derive their origin from Greek words, contain five syllables [e.g. ATROZOPHYTUM, PHRYGANOPHYTUM, SPHAEROOPHYTUM].

- CAMPYLOPHYTUM, a vocibus KampulotEs, obliquitas, flexus & phutov planta derivatur (Necker), Campylophytum, derived from the words KampyloEs, obliquity, a bending, and phyton, plant.

words, in other; namely: nempe (conj.), q.v.; see namely.

 

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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