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Headword: Ἱπποφορβός
Adler number: iota,584
Translated headword: horse-keeping
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[An adjective meaning] horse-nourishing; for φορβή ["fodder"] [is] nourishment.[1]
Also [sc. attested is the related neuter noun] ἱπποφόρβιον ["stable"], [meaning a place] where the horses are fed.[2]
Greek Original:
Ἱπποφορβός: ἱπποτρόφος: φορβὴ γὰρ ἡ τροφή. καὶ Ἱπποφόρβιον, ἔνθα οἱ ἵπποι τρέφονται.
Notes:
[1] Likewise or similarly in other lexica. For "fodder" see phi 586.
[2] See e.g. Euripides, Electra 623.
Keywords: daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; food; tragedy; zoology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 28 May 2006@22:12:13.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 29 May 2006@04:36:54.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 14 January 2013@08:31:59.
Catharine Roth (typo) on 19 January 2013@00:31:59.

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