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Headword: Γειοτόμον
Adler number: gamma,217
Translated headword: earth-cleaving
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[sc. Describing] the plough.
Greek Original:
Γειοτόμον: τὸ ἄροτρον.
Notes:
Poetic adjective, here neuter singular; quoted probably from Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica 1.687, γειοτόμον ... ἄροτρον , though the same phrase occurs also in Oppian, Cynegetica 1.137.
cf. Etymologicum Magnum 229.47, and ps.-Zonaras s.v.
Keywords: agriculture; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; poetry
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 11 July 2002@01:51:45.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added note and keyword) on 12 July 2002@01:31:56.
Catharine Roth (added keyword) on 6 October 2005@01:43:45.
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords) on 6 October 2005@03:00:31.
David Whitehead (expanded notes) on 7 June 2012@04:15:26.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 8 September 2012@01:59:51.

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