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Headword: *)=wtos
Adler number: omega,266
Translated headword: eared owl, horned owl
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
A bird, which catches [its prey] by complimenting [it] and imitating [its] dancing, just like the long-eared owl.[1] Hence this also the name they give to frivolous and empty-headed people.
Greek Original:
*)=wtos: o)/rneon, o(/per e)painou/menon kai\ a)ntorxou/menon w(/sper o( nuktiko/rac a(li/sketai. dio/per kai\ tou\s xau/nous kai\ kenodo/cous ou(/tw kalou=sin.
Notes:
cf. Aristotle, History of Animals 597b21-24 (and kappa 1896).
[1] For which see nu 583.
Keywords: daily life; definition; ethics; food; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 11 September 2005@07:27:19.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 11 September 2005@16:13:34.
David Whitehead (another x-ref) on 12 September 2005@03:21:14.
David Whitehead on 4 November 2013@05:25:16.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 30 November 2014@00:14:53.

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