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Headword: Erineos
Adler number: epsilon,2993
Translated headword: erineos
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] the wild fig tree.[1]
Also [meaning] the fruit of the wild fig, which they attach to the cultivated [trees], so that from them the [insects] called yh=nes going over into the o)/lunqoi may make these ready to reach full ripeness.[2]
Greek Original:
Erineos: hê agria sukê. kai ho karpos tês agrias sukês, hon apartôsi tois hêmerois, hôs an hoi ex autôn kaloumenoi psênes eis tous olunthous metastantes telesphorêthênai toutous paraskeuasôsin.
[1] (Ficus Caprificus; cf. psi 71.) Likewise in Hesychius epsilon5864, which Latte regards as generated by e)rineo/n in Homer, Iliad 6.433; cf. the scholia there.
[2] From alpha 2308. Usually o)/lunqoi are the fruit of the wild fig, but sometimes also the sterile summer fruit of the cultivated fig: see LSJ s.v. and omicron 223.
Keywords: agriculture; botany; definition; epic; food; zoology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 26 December 2005@12:15:20.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 29 December 2005@03:01:24.
David Whitehead (expanded n.1; another keyword; tweaking) on 26 October 2012@09:12:26.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 7 February 2016@08:41:20.


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