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Headword: Ἱπποδασείης
Adler number: iota,557
Translated headword: horsehair-bushy
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] having a crest [made] from the hairs of horses, i.e. a bushy one.
Greek Original:
Ἱπποδασείης: ἐξ ἱππείων τριχῶν λόφον ἐχούσης, ὃ δὴ δασύ ἐστιν.
Note:
Likewise or similarly in other lexica. The headword is feminine genitive singular of this adjective. It occurs five times in Homer, Iliad, describing a helmet. See e.g. 6.9, with scholion. (For the glossing cf. also the scholia to 17.295; nominative there.)
Keywords: clothing; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; trade and manufacture; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 25 May 2003@06:20:43.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth on 25 May 2003@20:05:28.
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 19 July 2004@10:51:53.
David Whitehead (expanded note) on 14 January 2013@07:05:35.

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