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Headword: *tauri/dion
Adler number: tau,158
Translated headword: bull-calf, bullock
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
A small bull.[1] Also [sc. attested is] bullish Poseidon.[2]
[Note] that horses generate wasps, but bulls bees.[3]
Greek Original:
*tauri/dion: o( mikro\s tau=ros. kai\ *tau/rios *poseidw=n. o(/ti i(/ppoi sfhkw=n ge/nesis, tau=roi de\ melissw=n.
Notes:
[1] This diminutive is unattested outside lexicography.
[2] Hesiod, Shield 104 (on Onchestos in Boiotia) has the phrase tau/reos *e)nnosi/gaios (cf. epsilon 1396); see LSJ s.v.
[3] Attributed to Nicander. Quoted from beta 453; see also iota 577, sigma 1733.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; poetry; religion; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 8 November 2006@05:35:36.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (augmented note, set status) on 15 November 2006@10:53:30.
David Whitehead (augmented headword and n.2) on 16 November 2006@02:55:59.
David Whitehead (expanded n.2) on 12 August 2011@05:58:20.
David Whitehead on 12 August 2011@05:58:46.

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