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Headword: *purofo/ron
Adler number: pi,3237
Translated headword: wheat-bearing
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] grain-bearing.
Greek Original:
*purofo/ron: sitofo/ron.
Likewise or similarly in other lexica (references at Photius pi1578 Theodoridis), and cf. the scholia to Homer, Iliad 14.123, where the nominative plural of the headword occurs. (The present headword itself, in the accusative singular, is perhaps quoted from Pindar, Isthmian 4.59, where it is used of Libya, though there are other possibilities.)
On puro/s "wheat" see pi 3234.
Keywords: agriculture; botany; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; food; geography; poetry
Translated by: David Whitehead on 22 February 2004@08:10:36.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 17 September 2004@19:15:20.
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords) on 19 September 2004@05:36:01.
David Whitehead on 1 December 2011@09:35:51.
David Whitehead on 24 October 2013@06:19:35.
Catharine Roth (cross-reference) on 31 December 2021@00:11:58.


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