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Headword: *kapri/ai
Adler number: kappa,347
Translated headword: ovaries
Vetting Status: high
The fleshy parts inside the sexual organs of [female] camels, which are cut when they are sent out into battle. For they no longer copulate.
Greek Original:
*kapri/ai: ai( e)nto\s tw=n pterugwma/twn th=s fu/sews tw=n kamh/lwn e)panestw=sai sa/rkes, a(\s te/mnousin, o(po/tan ei)s po/lemon e)ci/wsin. ou)ke/ti ga\r sunousia/zousin.
From the epitome of Aristotle's History of Animals by Aristophanes of Byzantium. (In HA 632a21-22 Aristotle says something broadly similar -- minus the military context -- about sows.)
Keywords: definition; ethics; gender and sexuality; medicine; military affairs; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 13 July 2006@06:37:50.
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Catharine Roth (set status) on 13 July 2006@11:50:51.
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