epithet for coastal plain

Curtis Clark jcclark at CSUPOMONA.EDU
Wed May 1 18:12:51 CDT 2002

At 14:48 2002-05-01, Jan Bosselaers wrote:
>I must admit my knowledge of Latin has
>faded too much to be sure about the ora + planum or ora + campus

Latin forms compound words only slightly less grudgingly than cladists form
paraphyletic groups. If you want to string words together, Greek is the way
to go. Sometimes Latin phrases are hyphenated for use as epithets, e.g.
_oris-campestris_, "inhabiting the fields by the coast".

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