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Headword: Airopinon
Adler number: alphaiota,312
Translated headword: airopinon
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning something] dark; also the sieve, in which grains of wheat are sifted, [so called] because of the darnel[1] going through [the holes].
Greek Original:
Airopinon: skoteinon: kai to koskinon, en hôi puroi sêthontai, huper tou tas airas dielthein.
Same or similar entry in other lexica. The headword, classified here as either adjective or (neuter) noun, occurs in Aristophanes (fr. 480 Kock, in Pollux 10.114).
[1] ai)=ra: see alphaiota 278.
Keywords: agriculture; botany; comedy; daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; food
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 3 April 2003@01:07:29.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added keyword; cosmetics) on 3 April 2003@02:35:58.
Elizabeth Vandiver (Added keyword) on 20 January 2006@19:00:24.
David Whitehead (augmented notes; cosmetics) on 17 May 2012@03:34:13.


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