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Headword: Perittotera
Adler number: pi,1327
Translated headword: more superfluous, more abundant
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] greater.[1] "The so-called golden apples of the Hesperides were not golden, but more abundant than others."[2]
Greek Original:
Perittotera: meizona. ta de legomena chrusa mêla tôn Hesperidôn ou chrusa êsan, alla perittotera tôn allôn.
[1] The headword, presumably extracted from the quotation, is comparative (neuter plural) of peritto/s, Attic form of perisso/s; cf. pi 1326, pi 1278.
[2] (Quotation unidentifiable.) For the Hesperides see generally OCD(4) s.v.
Keywords: botany; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; mythology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 8 June 2004@02:09:30.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented headword; adjusted tr; added a note) on 8 June 2004@03:43:24.
David Whitehead on 28 September 2011@05:48:51.
David Whitehead on 30 September 2013@05:38:38.
Catharine Roth (typo) on 8 August 2014@19:55:36.
David Whitehead on 9 August 2014@06:05:36.


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