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Headword: *kirro/n
Adler number: kappa,1665
Translated headword: orange, orange-colored
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] reddish.[1]
"And the orange-colored wine digests easily, as it is has a drying quality."[2]
Greek Original:
*kirro/n: purro/n. kai\ o( kirro\s oi)=nos pe/ttei r(a=|on, chrantiko\s w)/n.
[1] Likewise or similarly in other lexica; see the references at Photius kappa743 Theodoridis (which adds: 'the blood of a living creature'). The headword (which must be quoted from somewhere) is masculine accusative singular or neuter nominative/accusative singular of this adjective.
[2] An approximation of Athenaeus, Deipnosophists 1.32D (1.59 Kaibel). According to Galen, this kind of wine has a warming quality, useful for those who are chilled but harmful to those with fevers.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; food; medicine; zoology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 26 November 2008@00:57:31.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes; another keyword; cosmetics) on 26 November 2008@03:01:33.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 25 February 2013@08:27:46.


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