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Headword: *pe/leqra
Adler number: pi,936
Translated headword: pelethra
Vetting Status: high
[sc. A variant form of] plethra. The plethron is a measure of land, one sixth of a stade.
Greek Original:
*pe/leqra: ple/qra. e)/sti de\ me/tron gh=s to\ ple/qron, stadi/ou e(/kton.
The headword, neuter plural, occurs in Homer, Odyssey 1.577 [and Iliad 21.407]; for the glossing, cf. the scholia there. Likewise or similarly in other lexica.
See also pi 1719, pi 1720.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; science and technology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 15 April 2010@06:40:40.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (cosmetics, status) on 15 April 2010@21:07:36.
David Whitehead (expanded note) on 16 April 2010@03:24:38.
David Whitehead on 19 September 2013@05:31:45.


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