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Headword: *)ono/guros
Adler number: omicron,367
Translated headword: onogyros, onogyrus
Vetting Status: high
An evil-averting plant, which smells when rubbed; some, though, call it anagyros. It has given rise, metaphorically, to the proverb: "you are moving the anagyros". In reference to those doing themselves harm.
Greek Original:
*)ono/guros: futo\n a)leci/kakon, o(/per tribo/menon o)/zei: oi( de\ a)na/guron au)to/ fasin. o(/qen methne/xqai kai\ th\n paroimi/an: kinei=s to\n a)na/guron. e)pi\ tw=n e)pispwme/nwn e(autoi=s ta\ kaka/.
From alpha 1843; see also kappa 1638 and kappa 1641.
Keywords: botany; daily life; ethics; imagery; proverbs
Translated by: David Whitehead on 22 July 2001@05:23:04.
Vetted by:
Bret Mulligan (raised status) on 10 January 2004@14:13:52.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 11 January 2004@05:14:19.
David Whitehead on 4 July 2013@03:41:20.


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