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Re: What's in a name?

In a message dated 97-08-17 07:39:12 EDT, brstahl@sprynet.com (Bryan R.
Stahl) writes:

> Is it possible that "English", as opposed to pseudo-Greek or Latin, terms
> being developed?  

Raptor is, itself, Latin...

> How often are living creatures referred to this way outside 
> of scientific papers?

Well, right outside my window are growing _Delphinium_, _Geranium_,
_Camellia_, _Daphne_, _Phlox_, and _Petunia_, to name a few...