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Headword: *bouxi/lou
Adler number: beta,479
Translated headword: of fodder-rich
Vetting Status: high
Name of a place; the nominative [is] Bouchilon.
"Pans, rulers of fodder-rich" - that is, bountiful - "Arcadia".
Greek Original:
*bouxi/lou: o)/noma to/pou: h( eu)qei=a *bou/xilon. *pa=nes bouxi/lou kra/ntores *)arkadi/hs. toute/stin eu)tro/fou.
The quotation, from Greek Anthology 6.108.2 (Myrinus: again in brief at kappa 2326), shows that the Suda's opening gloss is wrong: the headword is not a proper name but an epithet used of one.
Keywords: agriculture; botany; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; food; geography; poetry; religion; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 6 August 2001@04:57:02.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added keywords) on 2 September 2002@07:42:45.
William Hutton (cosmetics, added keyword, set status) on 8 July 2003@04:27:59.
David Whitehead on 3 June 2012@06:32:33.
Catharine Roth (coding, keyword) on 6 July 2012@17:48:06.
David Whitehead on 23 August 2015@10:24:34.
Catharine Roth (tweaked note) on 21 January 2020@19:48:19.


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