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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
World: mundus,-i (s.m.II), abl. sg. mundo, ‘the universe, the world and the heavenly bodies, the heavens, the earth; orbis (s.m.III), gen. sg. orbis, abl.sg. orbe; also orbis terrae, orbis terrarum (gen. sg. and pl. respectively of terra,-ae s.f.I);

- bimundorum, of two worlds.

- mundus triformis, a world made up of three parts (air, earth, water).

- herbae in alpestribus totius orbis crescentes, herbs in high places of the whole world growing;

- species inter tropicos in utroque orbe vigentes, species between the tropics on both sides of the world thriving;

- in regionibus intertropicis utriusque hemisphaerii, in intertropical regions of both hemispheres.

Old World: orbis vetus, orbis antiquus;

- per totum orbis antiqui hemisphaerium boreale, through the whole northern hemisphere of the Old World.

- Hermaphrodites, in orbe veteri indigenae (DeCandolle), [species] hermaphrodite, native to the old world.

Old World (adj.): gerontogaeus,-a,-um (adj.A); species gerontogaeae, Old World species.

New World: orbis novus, America. New World (adj.): neogaeus,-a,-um (adj.A), americanus,-a,-um (adj.A) (Stearn 1983);

- herbae frutices vel arbores pro parte maxima ex orbe antiquo, herbs, shrubs or trees for the most part from the Old World.
world-wandering: mundivagus,-a,-um (adj.A), ‘wandering in the world, cosmopolitan;’ mundivagans,-antis (part.B).

 

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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