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Headword: *)embeblhme/na
Adler number: epsilon,943
Translated headword: in-grown
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning ones that are] grafted. Aristophanes[1] says that in-growing pear-trees are also such things.
Greek Original:
*)embeblhme/na: e)gkekentrisme/na. *)aristofa/nhs de\ kai\ e)mbola/das a)pi/ous ta\s toiau/tas le/gei.
The headword is neuter plural of the perfect middle/passive participle of e)mba/llw (cf. epsilon 934, epsilon 935, epsilon 936). For this sense of it see LSJ s.v., I.8.
[1] A mistake -- also in the epitome of the Suda's source here, Harpokration s.v. -- for Aristotle (fr. 274 Rose). The headword itself appears in Demosthenes 53.15, on which Harpok. was commenting.
Keywords: agriculture; botany; daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; philosophy; rhetoric
Translated by: David Whitehead on 2 November 2000@04:19:37.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added keyword) on 18 September 2002@00:50:14.
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords) on 18 September 2002@03:40:58.
David Whitehead (tweaked tr; another keyword) on 12 March 2007@05:11:55.
David Whitehead (another note; more keywords) on 7 July 2011@04:07:57.
David Whitehead on 15 August 2012@10:09:13.


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