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Headword: *(apalw/teros tru/xnou
Adler number: alpha,2886
Translated headword: more tender than trychnon
Vetting Status: high
Look under tru/xnon.
Greek Original:
*(apalw/teros tru/xnou: zh/tei e)n tw=| tru/xnon.
tau 1119.
(On trychnon, see LSJ s.v.; it was the name for a bewildering range of different plants and fruits.)
Despite having every appearance of being a proverb, no such phrase occurs in the paroemiographers.
Keywords: botany; daily life; proverbs
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 26 November 2000@00:02:47.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (Raised status.) on 27 November 2000@00:19:48.
David Whitehead (modified translation and keywords; cosmetics) on 13 March 2001@08:08:46.
David Whitehead (augmented notes; another keyword; cosmetics) on 4 November 2010@11:02:09.
Catharine Roth (betacode) on 4 September 2015@23:06:48.


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