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Headword: *keraoco/os
Adler number: kappa,1364
Translated headword: horn-polisher, horn-polishing
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] he who works on horns.[1]
In the Epigrams: "but now a horn-polishing builder fitted me to Nikomachos."[2]
Greek Original:
*keraoco/os: o( ta\ ke/rata e)rgazo/menos. e)n *)epigra/mmasi: nu=n de/ me *nikoma/xw| keraoco/os h(/rmose te/ktwn.
Notes:
[1] A gloss on Homer, Iliad 4.110, where the phrase keraoco/os...te/ktwn is used. See also next note, for an epigram that echoes it.
[2] Greek Anthology 6.113.3 (= Sim(m)ias of Rhodes [sigma 431] fr.18.3 Powell).
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; poetry; trade and manufacture; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 30 October 2008@09:13:32.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 30 October 2008@12:33:52.
David Whitehead (x-ref; cosmetics) on 31 October 2008@03:56:55.
David Whitehead on 18 February 2013@07:22:26.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 1 August 2019@19:34:47.

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