Saturday, January 1, 2011

Latin Colors | Scientific Names | Etiology




English to Latin
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Black, ater, atra, atrum
Black, raven black, coracinus
Black, ebony black ebenus
Blackened, atratus
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Blue, dark blue cyaneus
Blue, sky blue azureus azure
Blue, dark blue caeruleus cerulean
Blue, sky blue, celestial, coelestinus
Bluish-green, like verdigris, aeruginosus
Bluish grey, light grey, caesius
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Bronze, copper colored, aeneus
Brown, Brown-deep bruneus
Brown, chestnut brown castaneus
Brown, cinnamon brown, cinnamomeus
Citron colored, citrinus
Colored, coloratus
Colored uniformly colored, concolor
Copper colored, cupreatus
Copper-like, cypreus
Diversely colored, diversicolor
Fawn colored, cervinus
Flesh colored, carneus
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Gold, aureus
Gold-haired auricomus
Gold and white chrysoleucus
Golden, aureolus
Golden mouthed chrystostomus
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Green, dark green atrovirens
Green, flowered, chloranthus
Green, beautiful green color, estriatus
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Gray, ashy, covered with grey hair cineraceus
Gray, ash grey cinereus
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Orange-red aurantiacus
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Purple-dark atropureus
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Pink, flesh colored incarnatus
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Red, flowered cheiri
Red, coral red corallinus
Red, bloody, blood red cruentus
Red, blushing, turning red erubescens
Red, erythraeus
Red, cherry red cerasinus
Red, red headed erythrocephalus
Red, cardinal red cardinalis
Red, cinnabar red, vermilion, cinnabarinus
Red, carmine red carminatus
Red-stained or streaked with, atamasco
Red-dark blood, atrosanguineus
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Silvery, argenteus
Silvery, argyraeus
Speckled, atomarius
Staining, losing color, decolorans
Two distinct colors, dichrous
Two or more different colors, discolor
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Violet-dark, atroviolacens
Violet-colored, amethystinus
Washed, thinned out dilutus
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Waxy wax colored, cerinus
White pure-white, shining, candidus
White, off white, ash colored, canus
White (ivory white), eburneus
White, albus
White, albidus
Whitish, albicans
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Yellow saffron yellow, crocatus
Yellow saffron yellow, croceus
Yellow golden yellow, chryseus
Yellow canary, canarius

Latin to English
aeneus, bronze, copper colored
aeruginosus, bluish-green, like verdigris
albus, white  (i. e. Cercis Canadensis 'alba)
albidus, white
albicans, whitish
amethystinus, violet-colored
argenteus, silvery
argyraeus, silvery
atamasco, stained or streaked with red
ater, atra, atrum, black
atomarius, speckled
atratus, blackened
atropureus, dark purple
atrosanguineus, dark blood red
atroviolacens, dark violet
atrovirens, dark green
aurantiacus, orange-red
aureolus, golden
aureus, gold
auricomus, gold-haired
azureus azure, skyblue
bruneus, deep brown
caeruleus cerulean, dark blue
caesius, bluish grey, light grey
canarius, canary yellow
candidus, pure white, shining
canus, off white, ash colored
cardinalis, cardinal red
carminatus, carmine red
carneus, flesh colored
castaneus, chestnut brown
cerasinus cherry red
cerinus wax colored, waxy
cervinus fawn colored
cheiri red flowered
chloranthus green flowered
chryseus golden yellow
chrysoleucus gold and white
chrystostomus golden mouthed
cineraceus ashy, covered with grey hair
cinereus ash grey
cinnabarinus cinnabar red, vermilion
cinnamomeus cinnamon brown
citrinus citron colored
coelestinus sky blue, celestial
coloratus colored
concolor uniformly colored
coracinus raven black
corallinus coral red
crocatus saffron yellow
croceus saffron yellow, yellow
cruentus bloody, blood red
cupreatus copper colored
cyaneus dark blue
cypreus copper-like
decolorans staining, losing color
dichrous two distinct colors
dilutus washed, thinned out
discolor two or more different colors
diversicolor diversely colored
ebenus ebony black
eburneus ivory white
erubescens blushing, turning red
erythraeus red
erythrocephalus red headed
estriatus beautiful green color
euchlorus well colored
euchromus rust colored
ferrugineus rust colored
festivus festive, bright
flammeus flame red
flavescens yellowish, pale yellow
flavidus yellow, yellowish
flavovirens greenish yellow, yellowgreen
flavus yellow
florealbo with white flowers
fucatus painted, dyed
fulgens shining, glistening
fulgidus shining, glistening
fulvidus slightly tawny
fulvus tawny, brownish orange to reddish brown
fumidus smoky grey
fuscus brown, dusky, swarthy
galanthus white colored, milky
galbinus yellowish green
griseus grey
guttatus spotted, speckled
haemanthus with blood red flowers
hibernus green in winter
holochrysus wholly golden
hyacinthinus deep purplish blue
hyalinus transparent, colorless
ictericus yellowed, jaundiced
ignescens fiery red
immaculatus spotless, unblemished
incanus light grey
incarnatus pink, flesh colored
isabellinus dirty yellow, tawny
inquinans blemished, dirty, polluted
laetesvirens bright or vivid green
laetus bright, vivid
lateritus dark brick red
leopardinus spotted like a leopard
leprosus spotted like a leper
leucanthus white flowers
leucophaeus dusky white
leucoxylon white wood
lilacinus lilac color
limpidus clear, transparent (often used to describe water)
lividus lead colored, bluish grey
lucidus glittering, shining, clear
maculatus spotted, blotched
malvinus mauve
margaritaceus pearl
melanocentris black at the center
mesoleucus with a white central stripe
micans sparkling, shiny, shining
miniatus cinnabar red, vermilion
niger, nigra, nigrum black
nitens, nitidus shiny, glossy, polished
nivalis, niveus white, snowy
ochraceus reddish yellow
ochroleucus yellowish white, buff
opacus dark, dull, shaded
palleus pale, sallow
palliflaveus pale yellow
pavoninus peacock blue
phaeus dusky, dark, brown
phoenicus Tyrian red, purple red
piceus dark as pitch, black
plumbeus lead colored
porphyreus purple
prasinus grass green
pullus dark, raven black
puniceus crimson
quadricolor four colors
ravus tawny grey
refulgens shining, reflecting light
rubens, ruber red
rubicundus, rubicund red
rufescens light red, almost red
rufus red, reddish
russatus reddish, russet
rutilans red, becoming red
sanguineus bloody, blood red
scariosus not green, shriveled
sempervirens evergreen, always green
senilis white haired
smaragdinus emerald
stramineus straw colored
subcaerulus slightly blue
sulphureus sulfur colored
testaceus light brown, brick colored
tinctus dyed
tricolor three colored
unicolor one colored
versicolor variously colored
vernus of spring, therefore green
violaceus violet
violacens light violet
virens green
virescens light green
viridescens pale green
viridifuscus green brown
viridis green
viridulus greenish
vittigera striped
xanthinus yellow
zebrinus zebra striped
Bronze, copper colored, aeneus
Bluish-green, like verdigris, aeruginosus
White, albus
White, albidus
Whitish, albicans
Violet-colored, amethystinus
Silvery, argenteus
Silvery, argyraeus
Red-stained or streaked with, atamasco
Black, ater, atra, atrum
Speckled, atomarius
Blackened, atratus
Purple-dark, atropureus
Red-dark blood, atrosanguineus
Violet-dark, atroviolacens
Green-dark, atrovirens
Orange-red, aurantiacus
Golden, aureolus
Gold, aureus
Gold-haired, auricomus
Blue, sky blue azureus azure
Brown-deep bruneus
Blue-dark caeruleus cerulean
Bluish grey, light grey, caesius
Yellow canary, canarius
White pure-white, shining, candidus
White, off white, ash colored, canus
Red, cardinal red cardinalis
Red, carmine red, carminatus
Flesh colored, carneus
Brown chestnut brown castaneus
Red cherry red, cerasinus
Waxy wax colored, cerinus
Fawn colored, cervinus
Red flowered, cheiri
Green flowered, chloranthus
Yellow golden yellow, chryseus
Gold and white, chrysoleucus
Golden mouthed, chrystostomus
Gray ashy, covered with grey hair cineraceus
Gray ash grey, cinereus
Red cinnabar red, vermilion, cinnabarinus
Brown cinnamon brown, cinnamomeus
Citron colored, citrinus
Blue sky blue, celestial, coelestinus
colored, coloratus
Colored uniformly colored, concolor
coracinus raven black
corallinus coral red
crocatus saffron yellow
croceus saffron yellow, yellow
cruentus bloody, blood red
cupreatus copper colored
cyaneus dark blue
cypreus copper-like
decolorans staining, losing color
dichrous two distinct colors
dilutus washed, thinned out
discolor two or more different colors
diversicolor diversely colored
ebenus ebony black
eburneus ivory white
erubescens blushing, turning red
erythraeus red
erythrocephalus red headed
estriatus beautiful green color
euchlorus well colored
euchromus rust colored
ferrugineus rust colored
festivus festive, bright
flammeus flame red
flavescens yellowish, pale yellow
flavidus yellow, yellowish
flavovirens greenish yellow, yellowgreen
flavus yellow
florealbo with white flowers
fucatus painted, dyed
fulgens shining, glistening
fulgidus shining, glistening
fulvidus slightly tawny
fulvus tawny, brownish orange to reddish brown
fumidus smoky grey
fuscus brown, dusky, swarthy
galanthus white colored, milky
galbinus yellowish green
griseus grey
guttatus spotted, speckled
haemanthus with blood red flowers
hibernus green in winter
holochrysus wholly golden
hyacinthinus deep purplish blue
hyalinus transparent, colorless
ictericus yellowed, jaundiced
ignescens fiery red
immaculatus spotless, unblemished
incanus light grey
incarnatus pink, flesh colored
isabellinus dirty yellow, tawny
inquinans blemished, dirty, polluted
laetesvirens bright or vivid green
laetus bright, vivid
lateritus dark brick red
leopardinus spotted like a leopard
leprosus spotted like a leper
leucanthus white flowers
leucophaeus dusky white
leucoxylon white wood
lilacinus lilac color
limpidus clear, transparent (often used to describe water)
lividus lead colored, bluish grey
lucidus glittering, shining, clear
maculatus spotted, blotched
malvinus mauve
margaritaceus pearl
melanocentris black at the center
mesoleucus with a white central stripe
micans sparkling, shiny, shining
miniatus cinnabar red, vermilion
nigra, nigrum black  (i.e. Juglans nigra, black walnut)
nitens, nitidus shiny, glossy, polished
nivalis, niveus white, snowy
ochraceus reddish yellow
ochroleucus yellowish white, buff
opacus dark, dull, shaded
palleus pale, sallow
palliflaveus pale yellow
pavoninus peacock blue
phaeus dusky, dark, brown
phoenicus Tyrian red, purple red
piceus dark as pitch, black
plumbeus lead colored
porphyreus purple
prasinus grass green
pullus dark, raven black
puniceus crimson
quadricolor four colors
ravus tawny grey
refulgens shining, reflecting light
rubens, ruber red
rubicundus, rubicund red
rufescens light red, almost red
rufus red, reddish
russatus reddish, russet
rutilans red, becoming red
sanguineus bloody, blood red
scariosus not green, shriveled
sempervirens evergreen, always green
senilis white haired
smaragdinus emerald
stramineus straw colored
subcaerulus slightly blue
sulphureus sulfur colored
testaceus light brown, brick colored
tinctus dyed
tricolor three colored
unicolor one colored
versicolor variously colored
vernus of spring, therefore green
violaceus violet
violacens light violet
virens green
virescens light green
viridescens pale green
viridifuscus green brown
viridis green
viridulus greenish
vittigera striped
xanthinus yellow
zebrinus zebra striped