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Headword: *(olooi/troxos
Adler number: omicron,209
Translated headword: boulder, rolling stone
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning one that is] spherical, round. Also [sc. attested is the form] o(loi/troxos.
Greek Original:
*(olooi/troxos: periferh/s, stroggu/los. kai\ o(loi/troxos.
cf. scholion on Homer, Iliad 13.137 (and other lexica: references at Photius omicron247 Theodoridis). The primary headword form occurs in the Iliad and in an oracle reported by Herodotus; for the alternative form see LSJ s.v., with note there on the etymology (web address 1).
See also omicron 211, omicron 212.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; historiography; military affairs; religion
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 7 December 2009@01:20:37.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (another headword; expanded notes; more keywords; cosmetics) on 7 December 2009@03:10:21.
David Whitehead (expanded note; tweaking) on 25 June 2013@03:14:17.
Catharine Roth (added a link) on 3 January 2021@00:52:15.


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