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Headword: *melagri/a
Adler number: mu,443
Translated headword: melagria
Vetting Status: high
A kind of plant growing in a desert.
Greek Original:
*melagri/a: ei)=dos bota/nhs fuome/nhs e)n e)rh/mw|.
The headword is nominative/accusative plural of a neuter noun melagrion; cf. mu 467 for the variant meleagria. Adler suggests Symeon Metaphrastes as a source (at both entries), but in fact the melag- version is quite copiously attested in Cyril's biographies of the saints.
Keywords: biography; botany; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; food; geography
Translated by: David Whitehead on 9 October 2003@08:28:45.
Vetted by:
William Hutton (augmented note, added keyword, set status) on 9 October 2003@14:37:53.
David Whitehead (augmented note) on 4 May 2009@03:01:23.
David Whitehead (expanded note; more keywords) on 14 May 2013@07:01:19.


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