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Headword: Χοιρογρύλλιος
Adler number: chi,598
Translated headword: coney, hyrax
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning a] porcupine, hedgehog.[1]
That is, a terrestrial hedgehog.[2]
Greek Original:
Χοιρογρύλλιος: ὕστριξ, ἀκανθόχοιρος. τουτέστιν ἐχῖνος χερσαῖος.
[1] So also Synagoge chi93, but incorrectly. The coney or hyrax is quite a different mammal from the porcupine or hedgehog. For the ὕστριξ ('porcupine') see upsilon 692.
[2] cf. epsilon 4011; as distinguished from the sea-urchin, epsilon 4010. See also Hesychius chi596 and chi1095.
Keywords: definition; geography; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 4 April 2008@08:34:24.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 4 April 2008@14:53:58.
Catharine Roth (added cross-reference) on 4 April 2008@14:56:42.
David Whitehead (another x-ref) on 6 April 2008@03:59:11.
William Hutton (augmented notes, raised status) on 23 August 2013@17:53:13.
David Whitehead on 14 November 2013@05:37:09.
David Whitehead on 1 June 2016@06:32:30.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 28 March 2018@18:36:38.


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