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Headword: Αἱμόρρους
Adler number: alphaiota,206
Translated headword: blood-flower
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
A kind of viper which has its habitat in the clefts of rocks.
Greek Original:
Αἱμόρρους: γένος ἔχεως ἐν τοῖς πετρώδεσι χηραμοῖς ἔχον τὰς διατριβάς.
Notes:
(Supposedly so-called because its bite makes blood flow from all parts of the body.) Likewise in ps.-Zonaras.
Copied from here to epsilon 4015.
Keywords: definition; geography; medicine; zoology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 14 January 2003@21:04:36.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead on 15 January 2003@02:49:03.
David Whitehead (changed hw; expanded note; more keywords) on 15 May 2012@04:54:50.
David Whitehead (expanded note) on 26 November 2015@03:43:24.

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