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Headword: *zeia/
Adler number: zeta,43
Translated headword: spelt, one-seeded wheat
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning a] kind of barley.
Greek Original:
*zeia/: ei)=dos kriqh=s.
Likewise or similarly in other lexica and grammars.
According to LSJ, zeia/ is either "one-seeded wheat, Triticum monococcum, used as fodder for horses" (mentioned in Homer, Odyssey), or "rice-wheat, Triticum dicoccum."
Keywords: botany; definition; epic; food
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 25 May 2003@19:01:07.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added keyword) on 26 May 2003@03:26:47.
David Whitehead on 29 November 2012@04:54:51.
David Whitehead (another note) on 24 March 2016@06:52:57.


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