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Headword: *mni/a
Adler number: mu,1171
Translated headword: seaweeds
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] the efflorescences of the sea, or oyster-greens.
Greek Original:
*mni/a: ta\ th=s qala/sshs e)canqh/mata, h)\ bru/a.
Likewise or similarly in other lexica; and cf. the entry for "oyster-greens" (bru/a) in Photius beta289 Theodoridis, which glosses them as "sea's seaweeds" (fuki/a qala/sshs).
LSJ (web address 1) identifies bru/a (singular: bru/on) with Ulva lactuca (web address 2); cf. phi 817, phi 818.
Associated internet addresses:
Web address 1,
Web address 2
Keywords: botany; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; imagery; science and technology
Translated by: Kyle Helms on 3 June 2009@09:45:05.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 4 June 2009@03:25:03.
David Whitehead on 26 May 2013@05:37:27.
Catharine Roth (cosmeticule) on 12 September 2020@17:46:25.


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