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Headword: Ἐρυσίβη
Adler number: epsilon,3111
Translated headword: mildew
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning a] certain small creature found in grain, which ruins the crop. Some [define it as] a disease occurring in the seeds; or the dusty destruction of the grain.
Greek Original:
Ἐρυσίβη: θηρίδιόν τι ἐν τῷ σίτῳ γινόμενον, ὃ λυμαίνεται τὸν καρπόν. τινὲς νόσον ἐπιγινομένην τοῖς σπέρμασιν: ἢ ἡ κονιορτώδης φθορὰ τοῦ σίτου.
Also in Photius and other lexica; and cf. the scholia to Plato, Republic 609A, where this term appears.
See also epsilon 3112.
Keywords: agriculture; botany; definition; medicine; philosophy; science and technology; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 24 December 2007@08:33:53.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 24 December 2007@12:30:31.
David Whitehead (expanded note) on 30 December 2007@04:05:46.
David Whitehead on 30 October 2012@06:18:11.
David Whitehead on 15 February 2016@03:24:48.


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