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Headword: *)/akerws bou=s
Adler number: alpha,838
Translated headword: hornless ox
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] one not having horns.[1]
Also [sc. attested is] a)/kerwn, neuter [and] single-case.[2]
Greek Original:
*)/akerws bou=s: o( mh\ e)/xwn ke/rata. kai\ *)/akerwn, ou)dete/rws mono/ptwton.
The headword phrase occurs in a short list of similarly paradoxical ones (including cowardly lion and wingless bird) in Maximus of Tyre, Lectures 11.5.e6; cf. Lexicon Vindobonense alpha32
[1] Same glossing, according to Adler, in the Ambrosian Lexicon. The more usual adjective is a)ke/ratos.
[2] See e.g. Plato, Politicus 265B; Aelian, De natura animalium 2.53.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; medicine; philosophy; rhetoric; zoology
Translated by: Robert Dyer on 4 March 2000@13:18:52.
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