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Headword: *)okta/blwmon
Adler number: omicron,125
Translated headword: eight-morsel (?)
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] having eight mouthfuls.
Greek Original:
*)okta/blwmon: o)ktw\ e)/xonta da/gmata.
The headword adjective is used of bread in Hesiod, Works and Days 442 (web address 1); but its meaning is obscure, and an alternative strand of ancient comment construed it as 'unleavened'.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; food; poetry
Translated by: David Whitehead on 13 July 2004@10:04:09.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added link, set status) on 14 July 2004@01:31:12.
Catharine Roth (fixed link, added keyword, raised status) on 29 August 2011@01:38:07.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 24 June 2013@03:29:08.


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