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I believe these words (mostly taxonomic epithets) ought to be a priority to add to Wiktionary.

Feel free to remove items when the entry is created.

Popular species on Wikipedia[edit]

  1. Roselle (plant), Hibiscus sabdariffa
  2. Blue-tailed Skink, Cryptoblepharus egeriae - Egeria was a Roman nymph - apart from that, I'm stuck
  3. Cockchafer, Melolontha melolontha - no idea
  4. Yellow-bellied Weasel, Mustela kathiah
  5. Potato cod, Epinephelus tukula
  6. Hadada Ibis, Bostrychia hagedash
  7. Brazilian wandering spider, Phoneutria eickstedtae, P. nigriventer
  8. Groundhog, Marmota monax
  9. St John's wort, Hypericum perforatum
  10. Black mamba, Dendroaspis polylepis
  11. Soybean, Glycine max
  12. Cranberry, Vaccinium oxycoccos (Vaccinium oxycoccos)
  13. Bull shark, Carcharhinus leucas
  14. Pseudoscorpion, Chelifer cancroides

Popular Wikipedia articles with binomial titles[edit]

  1. Paracanthurus hepatus - regal tang (fish) - looks like it ought to be related to the liver (hepatic etc), but I don't see why (we have hepaticus) -- hepar mentions "a kind of fish"? No idea if it's related.
  2. Mimosa tenuiflora - tree or shrub
  3. chamaemorus stercoralis - cloudberry
  4. Robinia pseudoacacia - Black Locust (honey plant)
  5. Manilkara zapota - sapodilla (fruit)
  6. Ficus benjamina - Weeping Fig (topiary tree)
  7. Albizia julibrissin - Persian silk tree
  8. Jasminum sambac - jasmine
  9. Pandanus amaryllifolius
  10. Liriodendron tulipifera
  11. Pimoa cthulhu
  12. Cinnamomum camphora
  13. Tineola bisselliella
  14. Eleutherococcus senticosus
  15. juncea axyridis dactylon leonurus saprophyticus cinctulus melegueta vesca molurus alnifolia virosa coracana variolus rhoeas phoenicolasius idaeus unedo deodara zizanioides jalapa leucodermis pentandra hederacea

Threatened[edit]

Complete list: User:Pengo/Latin/Threatened
  1. orestes
  2. maya
  3. campanulata
  4. isolata
  5. chrysantha
  6. isabellae
  7. dryas
  8. satanas
  9. polylepis
  10. dominicensis
  11. aliciae
  12. brachyphylla
  13. bracteosa
  14. spruceana
  15. laurae
  16. platycephalus
  17. urceolata
  18. sandwicensis
  19. calophylla
  20. lepidota
  21. rhomboidea
  22. sclerophylla
  23. macrodon
  24. heterotricha
  25. macrostoma
  26. bacchus
  27. ilicifolia

Commonly used in systematic names (according to Wikipedia)[edit]

Terms we're missing from: List of Latin and Greek words commonly used in systematic names.

The Wikipedia article above includes definitions for the terms.

Latin[edit]

Ancient Greek[edit]

Wiktionary:Requested entries (Ancient Greek)

  1. γλυκύς (glukús) — sweet (glycys)
  2. ἔναντι (énanti) — opposite (enanti)
  3. ἔριον (érion) — wool (erion, erio-)
  4. κεστός (kestós) kestos (cestus)
  5. μαῦρος (maûros), μαυρο- (mauro-) — Dark, Black (mauro-)
  6. ἄκαυλος (ákaulos) — stemless (acaulis)
  7. βράγχια (bránkhia) — gills (branchia)
  8. ἁπλόος (haplóos) — single, simple (haplo-)
  9. λεπτόν (leptón) — light (lepton) - neuter form of λεπτός (leptós, small)
  10. μικρόν (mikrón) — small (micro), see also μικρός (mikrós)
  11. ὀκτω- (oktō-), ὀκτα- (okta-) — eight (octo-, octa-), see ὀκτώ (oktṓ)
  12. οἰσέμεν (oisémen), οἰσ- (ois-) — carry (oeso-), see also οἰσοφάγος (oisophágos), oesophagus
  13. φάγο (phágo) — eat (phago), see also: φάγος (phágos, glutton)

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Three-letter epithets[edit]

Each found in ten or more genera.

5–9 genera:

aka ana ate awa chi dis ega eta gnu gui ica ina ion ips isa jii kai kea loi mai poa pui sii tai ula uma uru ute wau zoe

The highest taxa[edit]

Vertebrata[edit]

via Vertebrata (Wikispecies)

Vertebrata, Cladi: Hyperoartia - Gnathostomata - †Anaspida - †Conodonta (syn: †Conodontophorida)- †Galeaspida - †Osteostraci - †Pituriaspida - †Pteraspidomorphi - †Thelodonti

Tetrapod groups[edit]

via: Tetrapod (wikipedia)

Popular Primates[edit]


Entries that were previously on this page were in the same order as: Most Common Epithets (page 1) - look for red links there too

See also[edit]