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Headword: *kollou/ria
Adler number: kappa,1954
Translated headword: loaves, pessaries
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] the ones having docked tails. This is said both of loaves and of medical drugs.
Greek Original:
*kollou/ria: ta\ koloba\s e)/xonta ta\s ou)ra/s. tou=to de\ kai\ e)pi\ a)/rtwn kai\ e)pi\ tw=n i)atrikw=n farma/kwn le/getai.
Same entry in Etymologicum Magnum 526.27-29.
On the ambiguity between "loaf" and "pessary" see already epsilon 2428 and kappa 1940. The similarity to "stump-tailed" (kappa 1952) mentioned in the gloss is presumably coincidental; stump-tailed is derived from ko/los, and is properly spelled with a single lambda.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; food; imagery; medicine
Translated by: Nick Nicholas on 19 January 2009@08:00:54.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented note; more keywords; cosmetics) on 19 January 2009@08:26:03.
David Whitehead on 7 March 2013@04:59:58.


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