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Headword: *plo/xanon
Adler number: pi,1800
Translated headword: basket, winnowing-fan
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] a wickerwork [item] in which grain is winnowed.
Greek Original:
*plo/xanon: ple/gma, w(=| o( si=tos kaqai/retai.
The headword, a neuter noun, is a variant of plo/kanon.
Same glossing in Photius (pi966 Theodoridis), and in a scholion on Plato, Timaeus 52E, where the genitive plural ploka/nwn occurs in a simile, with ploxa/nwn as a variant reading (web address 1).
Associated internet address:
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Keywords: agriculture; botany; daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; food; imagery; philosophy; trade and manufacture
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 24 October 2012@01:43:30.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords) on 24 October 2012@03:11:35.
David Whitehead on 7 October 2013@05:56:46.


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