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Headword: *ba/ssaros
Adler number: beta,142
Translated headword: fox, bassaros
Vetting Status: high
Meaning a] fox in Herodotus.
Greek Original:
*ba/ssaros: a)lw/phc kata\ *(hro/doton.
Same or similar entry in other lexica.
The gloss elucidates an unusual word for fox with the common one. (Herodotus 4.192.2 actually uses the diminutive bassa/ria, "little foxes".)
Keywords: definition; historiography; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 9 August 2001@08:37:54.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth on 13 December 2001@20:44:23.
David Whitehead (another note) on 1 August 2011@06:38:32.
David Whitehead on 17 September 2015@03:02:56.


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