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Headword: Χήμη
Adler number: chi,281
Translated headword: clam
Vetting Status: high
A kind of oyster.
The [creature] commonly [called] chevadion.[1]
Greek Original:
Χήμη: εἶδος ὀστρέου. τὸ κοινῶς χηβάδιον.
cf. chi 279.
[1] (An addition, Adler reports, in ms A.) Modern Greek chebada/achebada is evidently derived from this.
Keywords: definition; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 9 January 2004@05:24:57.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 10 January 2004@16:57:14.
David Whitehead (another note) on 21 April 2010@08:20:06.
David Whitehead on 11 November 2013@06:53:35.
David Whitehead (expanded note, with information provided by Dr Nick Nicholas) on 5 March 2016@10:53:22.


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