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Headword: *ki/ki
Adler number: kappa,1595
Translated headword: castor-oil
Vetting Status: high
A kind of oil.[1]
"They having mixed [something] with oil from the castor-oil [tree]".[2]
Greek Original:
*ki/ki: ei)=dos e)lai/ou. e)lai/w| kiki/nw| a)nami/cantes.
The headword is attested in Herodotus (2.94.1), Plato (Timaeus 60A), and elsewhere.
[1] cf. ps.-Herodian 236.
[2] Quotation unidentifiable.
Keywords: botany; definition; food; medicine
Translated by: David Whitehead on 16 October 2008@05:59:40.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added a note, set status) on 17 October 2008@01:44:19.
David Whitehead (another note) on 17 October 2008@03:26:19.
David Whitehead on 24 February 2013@06:26:01.


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