Etymological Dictionary of Grasses

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[H T Clifford; Peter D Bostock] -- "This dictionary provides explanations of the meaning and origins of generic and specific names of grasses, one of the largest and economically most important plant families. There are ab Etymological Dictionary of Grasses th Edition by Harold T.

Clifford (Author), Peter D. Bostock (Author) ISBN Cited by: 6. As employed here the term grass applies only to species included in the Poaceae, one of the largest families of flowering plants.

However, the word is often applied to any herbaceous plant with long, narrow leaves. A similar view was adopted by the Ancients.

The Greeks applied the words poa, poe Brand: Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg. grass (n.) Old English græs, gærs "herb, plant, grass," from Proto-Germanic * grasan (source also of Old Frisian gers "grass, turf, kind of grass," Old Norse, Old Saxon, Dutch, Old High German, German, Gothic gras, Swedish gräs "grass"), which, according to Watkins, is from PIE *ghros-"young shoot, sprout," from root *ghre-"to grow, become green," thus related to grow and green, but not to.

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As employed here the term grass applies only to species included in the Poaceae, one of the largest families of flowering plants. However, the word is often applied to any herbaceous plant with long. The dictionary provides explanations of the meaning and origins of generic and specific names of grasses, one of the largest and economically most important plant families.

There are ab entries which far exceeds in number those of any other dictionary in print. Most of the names Price: $ Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Etymological Dictionary of Grasses by H. Trevor Clifford and Peter D.

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2; [PDF] Etymological Dictionary of the Iranian Verb (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series) [PDF] A Historical and Etymological Dictionary of American Sign Language. This dictionary provides explanations of the meaning and origins of generic and specific names of grasses (regarded in this book as species included in the Poaceae).

There are about 12 entries, covering most names published during the last years. Some older names for which no interpretation was given with the original description have been by: 6.

Buy Etymological Dictionary of Grasses Hardback by Bostock Peter D., Clifford Harold Trevor ISBN:   Names are important elements to handle the diversity of items in daily life - persons, objects, animals, plants, etc.

Without such names, it would be difficult to attach information to such items and to communicate information about them, and names are usually used without giving them much Author: Urs Eggli.

Full text of "A Comprehensive Etymological Dictionary Of The Hebrew Language Ernest Klein OCR" See other formats. Etymological Dictionary of Grasses. The book also contains a valuable contribution to etymology, as for this research Ossetic words are gleaned and assessed from the monumental work of the Author: Marc Pierce.

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Online dictionaries and encyclopedias with entries for Panicum comosum. Click on a label to prioritize search results according to that topic. CRC World Dictionary of Grasses: Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology October HortScience: a publication of the American Society for Author: Jamie Bloss.

(countable, uncountable) Any plant of the family Poaceae, characterized by leaves that arise from nodes in the stem and leaf bases that wrap around the stem, especially those grown as ground cover rather than for grain. Joseph C. Lincoln, chapter 1, in Mr. Pratt's Patients: 'Twas early June, the new grass was flourishing everywheres, the posies in.

Etymological Dictionary of Grasses (). by Harold T. Clifford, Peter D. Bostock. English-born Australian botanist Exagrostis Gk ex, outside. The spikelets re- semble those of Agrostis but differ in possessing several florets exaltat-a, -um, -us L.

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line drawings. grass meaning: 1. a low, green plant that grows naturally over a lot of the earth's surface, having groups of very. Learn more. CRC World Dictionary of Plant Names [SLV] CRC World Dictionary of Grasses; The Eponym Dictionary of Mammals / Reptiles / Amphibians; Stemmata Latinitatis; or, An etymological Latin dictionary google scan; The Scientific Nomenclature of Birds in the Upper Midwest.James Sandrock; Popularity lists.

alexz / Mr.Z-man. Tree of Life. Buy Etymological Dictionary of Succulent Plant Names (): NHBS - Urs Eggli and Leonard E Newton, Springer Nature. Define Grasses. Grasses synonyms, Grasses pronunciation, Grasses translation, English dictionary definition of Grasses.

A member of the grass family. The members of the grass family considered as a group. Any of various plants having slender leaves similar to. grass roots (n.) s, from grass + root (n.). The image of grass roots as the most fundamental level of anything is from ; U.S.

political sense of "the rank and file of the electorate" (also grassroots) is attested from ; as an adjective by Grass definition, any plant of the family Gramineae, having jointed stems, sheathing leaves, and seedlike grains.

See more. etymological dictionary of Croatian or Serbian language"),and which represents up until today the most voluminous Croatian etymological dictionary Haloxylon ( words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article. This Grasses: General is brought to you for free and open access by the Open Educational Resources and Data at Digital Commons @ Humboldt State University.

It has been accepted for inclusion in Botanical Studies by an authorized administrator of Digital Commons @ Humboldt State : Smith, James P. Grasses. Grasses are monocotyledonous plants in the family Poaceae (also known as Gramineae). There are as many as 10, species of grasses distributed among more than genera.

The richest genera of grasses are the panic-grasses (Panicum spp.) with species, the bluegrasses (Poa spp.) and love-grasses (Eragrostis spp.) with species each, and the needle-grasses (Stipa spp.) with .(Etymological Dictionary of Grasses) chaplinii: there is a JSTOR record of Strumaria chaplinii being collected by a J.

Chaplin in South Africa inwith no further information. The taxon was published originally in a different genus by Winsome Fanny Barker and then more recently revised and published in by South African botanist.As nouns the difference between grass and grasses is that grass is (countable|uncountable) any plant of the family poaceae, characterized by leaves that arise from nodes in the stem and leaf bases that wrap around the stem, especially those grown as ground cover rather than for grain while grasses is.

As verbs the difference between grass and grasses is that grass is to lay out on the grass.