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Headword: Γάστρις
Adler number: gamma,72
Translated headword: glutton
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] one who lacks self-control concerning his stomach.[1] Thus they also call someone who has tapeworms.[2]
Greek Original:
Γάστρις: ὁ περὶ γαστέρα ἀκρατής. καλοῦσι δ' οὕτω καὶ τὸν ἕλμινθας ἔχοντα.
Notes:
[1] So e.g. Aristophanes, Birds 1604, Thesmophoriazusae 816.
[2] Attested only in lexicography.
Keywords: comedy; definition; ethics; food; medicine; zoology
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 17 June 2002@00:35:06.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added notes and keyword) on 17 June 2002@06:54:33.
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaks and cosmetics) on 15 June 2011@09:26:45.
Catharine Roth (tweaked translation) on 23 August 2012@07:24:48.
David Whitehead on 27 September 2015@06:51:05.

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