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Headword: *molobri/s
Adler number: mu,1195
Translated headword: greedy woman
Vetting Status: high
and [sc. also attested is] 'greedy man', [meaning] a beggar.
Greek Original:
*molobri/s: kai\ *molobro/s, o( ptwxo/s.
The feminine form is attested only here. The masculine is used to describe a beggar in Homer, Odyssey 17.219, 18.26 (LSJ s.v.); "beggar" is one of the glosses used from Apollonius' Homeric Lexicon onward, though not the primary gloss except here and in ps.-Zonaras.
Keywords: definition; economics; epic; ethics; women
Translated by: Nick Nicholas on 2 August 2009@21:37:27.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 3 August 2009@04:44:42.
David Whitehead on 26 May 2013@07:17:51.
David Whitehead (coding) on 18 May 2016@09:39:15.


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