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Headword: Χαυλιόδων
Adler number: chi,148
Translated headword: tusked
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning one] having protruding loosened teeth.[1]
Also [sc. attested is the phrase] 'tusked animals', [meaning] those displaying their teeth outside [sc. their mouths], like the blind mole rat, the elephant, and anything else [like this].[2]
Greek Original:
Χαυλιόδων: κεχαλασμένους ἔχων τοὺς ὀδόντας ἐξέχοντας. καὶ Ζῷα χαυλιόδοντα, τὰ φαίνοντα ἔξω τοὺς ὀδόντας, οἷον ἀσπάλαξ, ἐλέφας, καὶ εἴ τι ἄλλο.
According to Herodian the Grammarian, Partitions 280, the correct forms of this headword are χαυλιόδους and χαυλιώδων . Many codices show the present form (χαυλιόδων ) nonetheless.
The headword is probably quoted from the Hesiodic Shield of Heracles [Scutum] 386 (web address 1 below).
[1] = Etymologium Genuinum, Etymologicum Magnum 807.37. See also Eustathius, Commentary on Homer's Odyssey 1872.33, Pausanius the Atticist fr. 283 (from Eustathius, Commentary on Homer's Iliad 854.13), Hesychius, and the scholia to Scutum 386 (above).
[3] Aristophanes of Byzantium, Epitome of Aristotle's History of Animals 2.17.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; medicine; poetry; zoology
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 16 March 2008@21:24:13.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 17 March 2008@06:22:11.
David Whitehead on 10 November 2013@05:06:17.
David Whitehead (coding etc.) on 1 June 2016@02:55:07.


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