Date: Sun, 1 Jun 2008 12:56:11 -0400
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From: "Harry G. Lee" <shells@HGLEE.COM>
Subject: Re: English - Latin - English dictionaries
And for Markus: oblitum = forgotten.
At 12:46 PM 6/1/2008, you wrote:
>I have a wonderful book, "Composition of Scientific Words" by R.L. Brown.
>1956. Revisesd 2000. Smithsonian Institution Press. Washington and London.
>882 p. It has root words, some species and genera...
>e.g. oblido= flattened; oblitero=blot out / cancel
>scrobis= ditch, trench
>The Smithsonian may have something on their website?
>For scientific names in honor of people, see BEMON...
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Markus Niiranen" <markusni@HOTMAIL.COM>
>Sent: Tuesday, May 27, 2008 3:36 AM
>Subject: [CONCH-L] English - Latin - English dictionaries
>>Does anyone know good English - Latin - English dictionaries on the
>>I'm looking for translations for some genera and species names (Cypraea,
>>Chicoreus, Galeodea, oblitum, vestitum, scrobilator etc).
>>Any information would be greatly appreciated.
>>Best regards, Markus Niiranen