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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
wormlike, grub-like: helminthoideus,-a,-um (adj.A), helminthoid, resembling a helminth, wormlike, “worm-shaped, vermiform (Heinig)” (Jackson); lumbricalis,-e (adj.B), lumbriciformis,-e (adj.B), lumbricoides (adj.B), worm-shaped, worm-like; scolecoideus,-a,-um (adj.A): scolecoid, resembling a worm or scolex, q.v.; vermicularis,-e (adj.B), vermiculatus,-a,-um (adj.A), ‘worm-shaped, almost cylindrical and bent or curved in places; marked with irregular waves or bent lines;’ scolecoideus,-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.
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