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Headword: *)anemotrefe/s
Adler number: alpha,2259
Translated headword: wind-fed
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] that which has been reared in places open to the wind: for this [is] vigorous.
And [something] full-grown.
Or wind-fed, [meaning] that which is being whirled round by winds.
Greek Original:
*)anemotrefe/s: to\ e)n eu)hne/mois to/pois teqramme/non: eu)/tonon ga\r tou=to. kai\ eu)auce/s. h)\ *)anemotrefe/s, to\ u(po\ a)ne/mwn peristrefo/menon.
Same or similar material, variously, in other lexica, including Apollonius' Homeric Lexicon, where Homer, Iliad 11.256 ("wind-fed spear") is quoted for this neuter singular. See also 15.625.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; imagery; military affairs
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 15 June 2000@11:33:15.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note and keyword; cosmetics) on 5 August 2002@03:16:00.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 4 March 2012@05:24:20.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 29 March 2015@23:21:59.
David Whitehead on 13 July 2015@10:44:30.


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