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Headword: Πεφορυγμένον
Adler number: pi,1426
Translated headword: soiled
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning something that has been] covered. "Twice four-fathomed,[1] soiled with much foam."[2]
Greek Original:
Πεφορυγμένον: κεκαλυμμένον. δισσάκι τετρόγυιον πολλῷ πεφορυγμένον ἀφρῷ.
The headword, perfect middle/passive participle of the verb φορύσσω , is extracted from the quotation given.
The entry explains an obscure usage of a word from an epigram (ascribed to Antipater) in Greek Anthology 6.223.2; it describes a sea-creature called a scolopendra (sigma 646). See also omicron 521.
[1] τετρόγυιον is τετρόργυιον .
[2] The lexicographer has πολλῷ for the epigram's ἅπαν : "all soiled with foam."
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; mythology; poetry; zoology
Translated by: Philip Forness on 7 March 2012@21:27:26.
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Catharine Roth (cosmetics) on 8 March 2012@00:36:45.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 8 March 2012@03:11:46.
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