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Headword: *(elleboria=n
Adler number: epsilon,770
Translated headword: to need hellebore
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] to be in need of hellebore as a remedy [sc. for madness].[1] Thus Callias [sc. uses the word].[2]
Also [sc. attested is] e(llebori/zw ["I dose with hellebore"];[3] [used] with an accusative.[3]
Greek Original:
*(elleboria=n: to\ e)llebo/rou dei=sqai w(s farma/kou. ou(/tw *kalli/as. kai\ *(ellebori/zw: ai)tiatikh=|.
For hellebore see also epsilon 771 (and alpha 2676). The headword is present infinitive of a desiderative verb e(lleboria/w.
[1] sc. against madness; cf. Aristophanes, Wasps 1489.
[2] Callias fr. 28 Kock (35 K.-A.). Entry thus far = Photius, Lexicon epsilon640 Theodoridis.
[3] And so 'I bring [someone] to their senses'. See e.g. Demosthenes 18.121.
Keywords: botany; comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; imagery; medicine; rhetoric
Translated by: Carl Widstrand on 6 February 2000@15:01:22.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified notes; added keywords; cosmetics) on 24 January 2001@05:08:17.
David Whitehead (added keyword) on 14 January 2002@03:50:35.
David Whitehead (another x-ref; more keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 18 September 2009@08:37:23.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 12 August 2012@08:17:56.
David Whitehead (expanded n.2) on 28 August 2013@06:05:21.
David Whitehead (coding) on 16 December 2015@03:00:15.
Catharine Roth (expanded note) on 6 January 2017@00:56:16.


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