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Headword: *trau/cana
Adler number: tau,916
Translated headword: shavings
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] the debris falling from the manger of horses or oxen or other domestic animals. It also means thorny and dry timbers. So Pherecrates [sc. uses the word].[1]
Greek Original:
*trau/cana: ta\ a)po\ th=s fa/tnhs a)popi/ptonta tw=n i(/ppwn h)\ tw=n bow=n h)\ tw=n a)/llwn kthnw=n lei/yana. shmai/nei de\ kai\ ta\ a)kanqw/dh kai\ chra\ cu/la. ou(/tw *ferekra/ths.
Likewise in other lexica; references at Photius tau423 Theodoridis.
[1] Pherecrates fr. 241 Kock (275 K.-A.).
Keywords: agriculture; botany; comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; food; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 24 February 2014@06:12:46.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 24 February 2014@10:36:40.
David Whitehead (expanded notes) on 25 February 2014@03:26:28.


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