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Headword: *bo/mbuc
Adler number: beta,378
Translated headword: silkworm, wasp, silk garment, deep-toned pipe, cap of a pipe, lowest note on a pipe
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning a?] herdsman.
Greek Original:
*bo/mbuc: boobosko/s.
Same or similar entry in other lexica. Yet perhaps, as in the Suda's ms. M (so Adler reports), these two words -- the second of them unattested outside lexicography -- are not headword and gloss but two unglossed headwords.
For the various meanings of the present headword see LSJ s.v.
Keywords: agriculture; clothing; meter and music; zoology
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 18 April 2002@21:24:38.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified headword; added note and keywords) on 2 September 2002@06:15:18.
David Whitehead (expanded note) on 31 May 2012@07:57:38.
David Whitehead on 21 September 2015@07:52:45.


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