latin for the accidental gardener

acer, acris, acre AY-sa Fierce, sharp, irritating, pungent, bitter Origin and history – New Latin, from Latin, maple tree; akin to Old High German, Old Saxon, & Middle Low German ahorn maple tree, Old Danish ær, Greek akastos, a maple tree, akarna laurel, and probably to Latin acer sharp acerifolius a-ser-ih-FOH-lee-us maple-leafed with leaves like a maple Origin and history – New Latin;Continue reading “latin for the accidental gardener”

latin for the accidental gardener

Not often do gardeners have the opportunity to bring something back to life. Latin is now considered a dead language, meaning it’s still used in specific contexts, but does not have any native speakers. Many scientific names are constructed from Latin or Greek roots and in contrast to common names, a scientific name is the same inContinue reading “latin for the accidental gardener”