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Headword: *eu)xulo/teros
Adler number: epsilon,3833
Translated headword: juicier, more juicy, rather juicy
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] one that ripens quickly.
Greek Original:
*eu)xulo/teros: o( taxe/ws petto/menos.
Same entry in ps.-Zonaras; comparable one, according to Adler, in the Ambrosian Lexicon (2400). The headword -- comparative, masculine nominative singular, of the adjective eu)/xulos -- is very probably quoted from its only other extant instance: Athenaeus, Deipnosphists 2.68F (2.78 Kaibel), himself quoting a phrase (from the early hellenistic medical writer Diphilos of Siphnos) about a melon, o( pe/pwn eu)xulo/teros kai\ e)pikrathtiko/s.
Keywords: agriculture; botany; definition; food; science and technology
Translated by: William Hutton on 11 February 2008@01:15:28.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (more headwords; note) on 11 February 2008@03:42:15.
David Whitehead (expanded note; another keyword) on 18 November 2012@06:14:58.
David Whitehead (coding) on 17 March 2016@05:17:34.


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