termine2 (s.xiii3/4)

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termine2 (s.xiii3/4)


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The interpretation of this plant name as ‘clover’ is a tentative suggestion by the editor of Pop Med (p. 411), who sees a connection with forms such as tremaine, tremen, tremion, etc. in FEW 13/ii,245b (sub tremulus).


1bot.clover, Trifolium repens (?)
( MS: s.xiii3/4 ) Beivre por la maile: [...] Eufrase, porpé et la termine [...] Fetes ices prendre et coilir  157.275
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