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Headword: *)/akulos
Adler number: alpha,1045
Translated headword: acorn, pig-acorn
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] the fruit of the holm-oak.[1]
But e)/kulos [is] a kind of plant.[2]
Greek Original:
*)/akulos: th=s pri/nou o( karpo/s. *)/ekulos de\ ei)=dos bota/nhs.
See also epsilon 701, where this entry appears in reverse.
[1] Same glossing in other lexica, and in the scholia to Homer, Odyssey 10.242, where the headword occurs in the accusative case. The acorn of Quercus ilex, which was fed to pigs along with balanoi. LSJ entry at web address 1.
[2] Attested only in the Suda and ps.-Zonaras; unidentifiable.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: botany; definition; epic; food; zoology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 16 February 2001@21:51:18.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note; cosmetics) on 6 June 2002@08:44:31.
Catharine Roth (cosmetics) on 16 August 2007@00:58:50.
David Whitehead (expanded notes; another keyword; tweaks) on 2 February 2012@04:42:40.
David Whitehead on 2 February 2012@04:43:07.
David Whitehead on 24 May 2015@10:53:17.


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