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Headword: *me/sabon
Adler number: mu,641
Translated headword: mid-ox
Vetting Status: high
[A term for] the central timber of the oxen.
Greek Original:
*me/sabon: to\ me/son tw=n bow=n cu/lon.
A rather slapdash gloss on this headword (which occurs in the genitive plural in Hesiod, Works and Days 469: web address 1); rather, 'leathern strap, by which the middle of the yoke was fastened to the pole' (LSJ).
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; poetry; science and technology; trade and manufacture; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 3 June 2008@06:21:30.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added link, set status) on 4 June 2008@20:34:12.
David Whitehead (expanded note) on 5 June 2008@03:16:06.
David Whitehead on 16 May 2013@06:34:52.


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