Suggestion: Tag or Sub- tag for Scientific names

Sean M. Burke sburke at
Sun Feb 2 17:40:29 CET 2003

At 2/2/2003 08:26 PM +0000, John Clews wrote:
>As such, I would oppose a tag for scientific Latin: what's here in
>the examples is loan words, which occur in every language.

They also seem to have some of the properties of "proper" names, too -- odd 
capitalization, usually nontranslatable, usually not in dictionaries, etc.

Sean M. Burke  sburke at

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