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Headword: *)aculi/a
Adler number: alpha,2836
Translated headword: lack of timber, want of timber
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] the shortage of timbers.[1]
But "in an axulos wood" means in a multi-timbered [one].[2]
Greek Original:
*)aculi/a: h( e)/ndeia tw=n cu/lwn. *)acu/lw| de\ u(/lh|, a)nti\ tou= polucu/lw|.
[1] Same entry in ps.-Zonaras and, according to Adler, the Ambrosian Lexicon.
[2] That is, a virgin wood, not yet cut. From the scholia to Homer, Iliad 11.155, where this phrase occurs. Likewise or similarly in other lexica. See further LSJ s.v. (web address 1).
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: botany; definition; epic
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 22 November 2000@17:35:18.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note and keywords; cosmetics) on 18 June 2001@10:28:31.
Catharine Roth (added link) on 16 August 2002@02:07:11.
David Whitehead (another note; cosmetics) on 21 March 2012@08:58:06.
David Whitehead on 22 August 2013@09:47:30.
David Whitehead on 2 August 2015@06:33:47.


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