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Headword: Ἄλφιτα
Adler number: alpha,1452
Translated headword: barley-meal
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] the flour/meal from a new barleycorn.[1]
"Much mixed barley-meal was stored away, but many barleycorns [sc. were sent] to be milled; for there was a mill on the spot."[2]
Greek Original:
Ἄλφιτα: τὰ ἀπὸ νέας κριθῆς ἄλευρα. πολλὰ μὲν ἄλφιτα ἀπέκειτο πεφυρμένα, πολλαὶ δὲ κριθαὶ ἀλεῖν: μύλη γάρ τις ἦν αὐτόθι.
Notes:
[1] cf. already alpha 1451, and again alpha 1453, alpha 1454, alpha 1455, alpha 1456.
[2] Quotation unidentifiable, but cf. beta 545.
Keywords: botany; daily life; definition; food; trade and manufacture
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 8 June 2000@16:13:06.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (cosmetics, cross-references) on 4 July 2002@22:48:18.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 5 July 2002@03:38:45.
David Whitehead (another keyword; tweaks) on 24 February 2011@05:08:30.
David Whitehead on 11 February 2012@07:02:39.
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