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Headword: *kestri=nos
Adler number: kappa,1433
Translated headword: kestrinos, cestrinus
Vetting Status: high
A type of fish. Whether it differs from a kestreus[1] is debatable.
Greek Original:
*kestri=nos: ei)=dos i)xqu/os. skepte/on de\ ei) diafe/rei kestre/ws.
Abridged from Harpokration s.v. kestrinoi, a plural used in Hyperides fr. 188 Jensen. See also Photius, Lexicon kappa629 Theodoridis.
[1] Mullet; cf. kappa 1432.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; food; rhetoric; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 1 December 2000@03:49:37.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added cross-reference, set status) on 27 September 2003@00:55:20.
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords) on 11 July 2004@08:07:21.
Catharine Roth (added keyword) on 11 November 2008@00:35:44.
David Whitehead (tweaks) on 11 July 2011@06:25:18.
David Whitehead on 19 February 2013@07:41:52.
David Whitehead on 1 May 2016@04:05:25.


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