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Headword: Γλάγος
Adler number: gamma,276
Translated headword: milk
Vetting Status: high
[γλάγος means the same as] γάλα .[1]
Also [sc. attested is] γλαγερῶν ["of milk-white (ones)"], meaning of white [ones]. In the Epigrams: "and a springe-net of [= for] milk-white cranes."[2]
Greek Original:
Γλάγος: γάλα. καὶ Γλαγερῶν, ἀντὶ τοῦ λευκῶν. ἐν Ἐπιγράμμασι: ἄρκυν τε γλαγερῶν λαιμοπέδαν γεράνων.
[1] Likewise in other lexica, including Apollonius' Homeric Lexicon. From the scholia to Homer, Iliad 2.471 [= 16.643], where the headword occurs.
[2] Greek Anthology 6.109.8 (where in fact the adjective is κλαγερῶν , "screeching").
Keywords: definition; epic; food; imagery; poetry; zoology
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 13 July 2002@18:45:55.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note and keywords) on 14 July 2002@06:26:22.
David Whitehead (expanded notes; betacode and other cosmetics) on 7 June 2012@08:53:55.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 9 September 2012@18:26:07.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 10 April 2015@00:02:10.
David Whitehead on 28 September 2015@04:09:53.


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