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Headword: Ταρτησία μύραινα
Adler number: tau,136
Translated headword: Tartesian murry
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[sc. So called] because they grow very large there.
Greek Original:
Ταρτησία μύραινα: ὡς ἐκεῖ γινομένων μεγίστων.
Notes:
Likewise in other lexica, commenting on Aristophanes, Frogs 475, where the headword phrase occurs as a threat.
See further tau 137, tau 1124; also, in a figurative sense, mu 1432 and pi 2370.
Keywords: comedy; geography; zoology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 18 September 2006@18:11:38.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (tweaked tr; another x-ref; cosmetics) on 19 September 2006@03:16:28.
David Whitehead (expanded note) on 12 August 2011@05:28:50.
David Whitehead on 7 January 2014@04:47:47.
Catharine Roth (added cross-references) on 2 April 2014@16:34:22.

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