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Headword: Ἐδωδή
Adler number: epsilon,253
Translated headword: victuals
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] food.
Sustenance.
Greek Original:
Ἐδωδή: βρῶσις. τροφή.
Notes:
Same or similar entry, variously, in other lexica (including Apollonius' Homeric Lexicon), and cf. the scholia to Homer, Iliad 8.504 and 17.225.
This is the primary meaning given in the LSJ entry (for which see web address 1); others are forage, fish-bait, and the act of eating.
cf. generally epsilon 231, epsilon 254.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: daily life; definition; epic; food; zoology
Translated by: Giorgos Akrivas on 23 January 2004@14:45:11.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note and more keywords; cosmetics) on 24 January 2004@04:38:13.
David Whitehead (expanded note) on 29 July 2012@07:52:43.
Catharine Roth (augmented note) on 31 July 2012@00:12:40.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 4 April 2015@01:03:14.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 6 December 2015@07:20:41.
David Whitehead (tweaked hw and tr; expanded note) on 23 November 2016@03:01:30.

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