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Headword: *polusxidh/s
Adler number: pi,2007
Translated headword: much-cloven
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] many-parted.[1] Also [sc. attested is the phrase] 'much-cloven animals', [i.e.] human, dog, lion and anything else that happens to produce multiple offspring.[2]
Greek Original:
*polusxidh/s: polumerh/s. kai\ *polusxidh= zw=|a, a)/nqrwpos, ku/wn, le/wn kai\ ei)/ ti a)/llo, oi(=s sumbe/bhke polutokei=n.
[1] = Synagoge, Photius (pi1060 Theodoridis), etc.; and analogously in Hesychius s.v. polusxide/s.
[2] Derived from Aristophanes of Byzantium, Epitome of Aristotle's History of Animals 1.16. Aristotle (e.g. De generatione animalium 771a) notes that most many-toed animals (which is what 'much-cloven' refers to in this case) tend to be polytocous.
Keywords: definition; medicine; philosophy; science and technology; zoology
Translated by: William Hutton on 7 January 2013@13:26:16.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 8 January 2013@01:22:59.
David Whitehead (expanded n.1; another keyword; cosmetics) on 8 January 2013@03:13:51.
David Whitehead on 9 October 2013@06:22:51.


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