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Headword: *smi=lac
Adler number: sigma,740
Translated headword: bindweed, holm-oak, kidney-bean, yew
Vetting Status: high
A kind of plant.
Greek Original:
*smi=lac: ei)=dos bota/nhs.
As LSJ s.v. shows, the headword smilax (also found as milax: mu 1058) is indeed the term for this bewildering variety of different plants; bindweed, however, is the best-attested (esp. in Attic comedy and tragedy).
Keywords: botany; comedy; definition; tragedy
Translated by: David Whitehead on 2 April 2008@08:44:31.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 2 April 2008@10:52:22.
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords) on 3 April 2008@02:46:49.
David Whitehead on 18 August 2011@09:54:12.


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