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Headword: *)apobra/smata
Adler number: alpha,3259
Translated headword: chaff
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] husks [pitura] in Callimachus. "The corn-grinding girl sifted nothing base out of it."[1]
Greek Original:
*)apobra/smata: ta\ pi/tura para\ *kallima/xw|. th=s ou)de\n a)pe/brase fau=lon a)letri/s.
[1] Callimachus, Hecale fr. 334 Pfeiffer, with scholion; more fully at epsiloniota 66. To be more exact, the verb used is related to the (neuter plural) headword noun here.
Keywords: agriculture; botany; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; food; poetry; women
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 20 March 2002@12:32:15.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified and augmented note; added keywords; cosmetics) on 21 March 2002@05:19:47.
David Whitehead (tweaks and cosmetics) on 1 April 2012@09:41:51.
David Whitehead on 27 August 2015@09:07:54.


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