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Headword: Αἱ λαχάνων προσθῆκαι
Adler number: alphaiota,176
Translated headword: the additions of herbs
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[sc. A proverbial phrase] in reference to things that do not produce a single benefit.
Greek Original:
Αἱ λαχάνων προσθῆκαι: ἐπὶ τῶν μὴ μίαν ὄνησιν ἐμποιούντων.
Note:
Similarly in several of the paroemiographers, e.g. Diogenianus 2.52, where the analogous 'Daedalus' wings' (delta 109) is adduced.
Keywords: botany; daily life; food; mythology; proverbs
Translated by: William Hutton on 5 November 2002@09:43:02.
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David Whitehead (added note and keywords) on 5 November 2002@10:20:34.
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