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Headword: *)ela/a
Adler number: epsilon,729
Translated headword: olive
Vetting Status: high
[e)la/a means] the fruit; but e)lai/a [means] the tree.[1] They used to call the fruit that ripened on the tree gige/rimos; but among us [it is called] r(oupa/ta.[2]
Greek Original:
*)ela/a: o( karpo/s, *)elai/a de\ to\ de/ndron. o(/ti th\n e)n tw=| de/ndrw| pepanqei=san e)la/an gige/rimon e)/legon: par' h(mi=n de\ r(oupa/tan.
[1] From epsilon 764; cf. also delta 1541, epsilon 743.
[2] From gamma 187; cf. also delta 1541, delta 1549.
Keywords: botany; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; food
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 25 March 2005@22:56:15.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented and modified notes) on 27 March 2005@04:03:49.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 12 August 2012@04:20:34.


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