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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
zebratus,-a,-um (adj.A), zebrinus,-a,-um (adj.A): striped fairly regularly with white or yellow, zebra-striped [> zebra,-ae (s.f.I), variously derived from the Italian and Spanish for the 'wild ass' with distinctive and conspicuous black stripes].

Zebrina Schnizl., in allusion to the striped leaves. 'striped white

and green above, purple below' (Bailey, Man. of Cult. Plants. 1938).

Tradescantia zebrina Hort.

Zeeland (English name), also called Zealand in English: Zeelandia,-ae (s.f.I). A province (Zeeland) of the Netherlands, located in the south-west of the country, consisting of a number of islands (hence its name, meaning "sea-land") and a strip bordering Belgium; see Zealand, New.

 

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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