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Headword: *tetrapterulli/dwn
Adler number: tau,401
Translated headword: of four-winged
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] of grasshoppers/locusts. [sc. The term comes] from their having four wings.
Greek Original:
*tetrapterulli/dwn: tw=n a)kri/dwn. para\ to\ te/ssara e)/xein ptera/.
From the scholia to Aristophanes, Acharnians 871, where the otherwise unattested headword (genitive plural) occurs; already at pi 3020.
Keywords: comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; medicine; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 24 March 2010@07:46:52.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 25 March 2010@00:25:38.
David Whitehead (expanded note) on 25 March 2010@04:26:03.
David Whitehead on 12 August 2011@09:36:24.
David Whitehead on 9 January 2014@06:12:38.


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