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Headword: Γληχώ
Adler number: gamma,287
Translated headword: glecho
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
Attic writers [use the word] in the feminine [to mean] oregano. But others say βληχώ .[1] Also said is γλήχων , [genitive] γλήχωνος .
A plant: look under the entry for pennyroyal.[2]
But Glichon [spelled] with iota [is] a personal name. "A man of profound wisdom and hidden thoughts; Rufinus and Glichon [were] administrators of emperor Theodosius."[3]
Greek Original:
Γληχώ: θηλυκῶς Ἀττικοὶ τὴν ὀρίγανον. οἱ δὲ βληχώ φασι. λέγεται δὲ καὶ Γλήχων, γλήχωνος. βοτάνη: ζήτει ἐν τῷ βληχωνία. Γλίχων δὲ ὄνομα κύριον διὰ τοῦ ι. βαθυγνώμων ἄνθρωπος καὶ κρυψίνους: Ῥουφῖνος καὶ Γλίχων ἐπίτροποι βασιλέως Θεοδοσίου.
Notes:
[1] cf. beta 338.
[2] beta 339.
[3] Eunapius, quoted from beta 31.
Keywords: biography; botany; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; food; historiography; history
Translated by: Ross Scaife ✝ on 21 October 2001@21:20:23.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added notes and keyword; cosmetics) on 22 October 2001@03:13:35.
David Whitehead (more keywords; betacode and other cosmetics) on 8 June 2012@03:42:30.
Catharine Roth (tweaks) on 9 September 2012@18:50:16.

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