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Headword: *pi=na
Adler number: pi,1608
Translated headword: pinna
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] the fish [of that name].
Greek Original:
*pi=na: o( i)xqu/s.
'A long-shaped bivalve, with a silky beard or byssus, of which several species inhabit the Mediterranean, freq. mentioned as a delicacy in Com. Poets' (LSJ s.v. pi/nh, the more usual form); cf. under pi 1445.
Keywords: comedy; definition; food; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 21 November 2002@03:41:18.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 15 July 2004@19:50:37.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 16 July 2004@03:55:37.
David Whitehead on 4 October 2013@04:12:08.


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