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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
za-: Greek intensive and inseparable prefix, 'very, exceedingly;'

[Aeol. for 'dia', q.v.]; = Lat. per-;

- zaleucus,-a,-um (adj.A), very white (Thaumastocheles zaleuca, a decapod).

- Rubus zaplutus “very rich; for the ‘strikingly vigorous roaming’ habit” (Fernald 1950).

In Greek: zamenos, very strong or mighty, zaplethes, very full; zaplutos,

very rich, zapyros, very fiery, zatrephes, well-fed, fat; zacholos, very

wrathful; zachrysos, rich in gold.

Zapus, gen. sg. Zapodis, a genus of mice (Zapus hudsonius, the meadow jumping mouse, subfamily Zapodinae), perhaps in reference to its extraordinary feet; Zaops depressa, a decapod; Rubus zaplutus Bailey "very rich; for the 'strikingly vigorous roaming' habit (Fernals 1950).

 

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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