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Headword: Kotulêdones
Adler number: kappa,2168
Translated headword: cups, suckers
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[A term for] the tentacles of the octopus.
Greek Original:
Kotulêdones: hai tou polupodos plektanai.
Note:
The headword is nominative plural of the noun kotulhdw/n. It is presumably quoted from somewhere -- probably Oppian, Halieutica 2.282; cf. the scholia there. Same or similar entry in other lexica (see the references at Photius kappa1021 Theodoridis) and a scholion on Homer, Odyssey 5.433 (web address 1), where the epic dative plural kotulhdono/fin occurs (cf. kappa 2167).
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; imagery; poetry; zoology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 7 February 2009@15:54:23.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords) on 8 February 2009@03:50:36.
David Whitehead on 13 March 2013@10:02:52.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link) on 7 April 2013@00:45:36.

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