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Headword: *perile/pontes
Adler number: pi,1197
Translated headword: stripping off all round
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning they] removing the bark all round. Herodotus [writes]: "stripping off the bark all round the trees and eating [it]."[1]
Greek Original:
*perile/pontes: to\n floio\n periairou=ntes. *(hro/dotos: tw=n dendre/wn to\n floio\n perile/pontes kai\ e)sqi/ontes.
The headword participle is presumably extracted from the quotation given.
[1] Herodotus 8.115.2 (Xerxes' army on its retreat from Greece).
Keywords: botany; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; food; historiography; history; military affairs
Translated by: David Whitehead on 7 March 2010@06:48:17.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 8 March 2010@00:47:32.
David Whitehead (expanded n.1; another keyword) on 8 March 2010@03:07:10.
David Whitehead on 25 September 2013@08:05:18.


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