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Headword: *)/hnustron
Adler number: eta,404
Translated headword: fourth stomach
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] the thick part of the belly in [the] gut; for the stomach is divided into three parts: h)/nustron, e)xi=nos ["third stomach"], kekru/falon ["second stomach"].[1]
"But I having gulped down a cow's fourth stomach and a pig's belly [...]."[2]
Greek Original:
*)/hnustron: to\ paxu\ me/ros th=s koili/as e)n e)nte/rw|: ei)s tri/a ga\r te/tmhtai h( gasth/r: h)/nustron, e)xi=non, kekru/falon. e)gw\ d' h)/nustron boo\s kai\ koili/an u(ei/an katabroxqi/sas.
For the headword, meaning the fourth stomach of a ruminating animal, see generally LSJ s.v. (Its first vowel is sometimes epsilon, not eta.)
[1] Likewise in Photius and other lexica, and cf. scholia on Aristophanes, Knights 356 (quoted below) and on Nicander, Theriaca 579. See also epsilon 1504, epsilon 4009, kappa 489.
[2] Aristophanes, Knights 356 (web address 1).
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: comedy; definition; food; medicine; zoology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 16 September 2006@17:09:57.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 18 September 2006@03:49:02.
David Whitehead (augmented notes; tweaking) on 18 December 2012@03:33:10.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link) on 22 December 2012@00:51:56.


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