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Headword: Ἀντίδορον
Adler number: alpha,2663
Translated headword: acting as skin, skin-substitute
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] the skin of the skin.
In the Epigrams: "and a nut with a green husk acting as skin."[1]
Greek Original:
Ἀντίδορον: τὸ τοῦ δέρματος δέρμα. ἐν Ἐπιγράμμασι: καὶ κάρυον χλωρῆς ἀντίδορον λεπίδος.
Notes:
The headword adjective, here neuter singular, is extracted from the quotation given.
[1] Greek Anthology 6.22.4 (Zonas), a dedication to Priapus by an unnamed custodian of an orchard; cf. Gow and Page (vol. I, 380-381; and vol. II, 413-414) and further extracts from this epigram at alpha 380, alpha 4049, pi 1555, pi 2275, and rho 318.
References:
A.S.F. Gow and D.L. Page, eds., The Greek Anthology: The Garland of Philip and Some Contemporary Epigrams, vol. I, (Cambridge, 1968)
A.S.F. Gow and D.L. Page, eds., The Greek Anthology: The Garland of Philip and Some Contemporary Epigrams, vol. II, (Cambridge, 1968)
Keywords: agriculture; botany; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; imagery; poetry; religion
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 11 May 2001@22:16:47.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added keyword; cosmetics) on 14 May 2001@09:46:41.
David Whitehead (another note; more keywords; tweaking) on 18 March 2012@08:36:42.
David Whitehead on 7 July 2015@02:57:20.
Ronald Allen (expanded n.1, added bibliography, added cross-references, added keywords) on 23 November 2018@22:34:50.

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