Re: Carnivorous Plants/latin

Bob Beer (
Wed, 6 Apr 1994 08:54:20 -0700 (PDT)

On Wed, 6 Apr 1994 MBT1159@RIGEL.TAMU.EDU wrote:

> Hmmm...well, _Sarracenia_ is modern Latin for a proper name,
> D. Sarrazin who was a Canadian physician in the 17th century. Now I claim
> very little knowledge in the area of Latin, but would the derivation from a
> proper name alter how it's said in the plural?
Not as long as you are following latin rules for plurals and using latin