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Headword: Κόθουρος
Adler number: kappa,1910
Translated headword: dock-tailed, stingless
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] one hiding [sc. a sting].
Greek Original:
Κόθουρος: ὁ κρύπτων.
Notes:
The headword famously occurs in the dative plural, of drone bees, in Hesiod, Works and Days 304 (web address 1), later quoted by Plato, Laws 901A and elsewhere.
Comparable entry, according to Adler, in the Ambrosian Lexicon (1228). See also kappa 2176.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; philosophy; poetry; zoology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 30 December 2008@19:05:41.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented note; more keywords; cosmetics) on 31 December 2008@04:48:47.
Catharine Roth (added cross-reference) on 12 June 2009@11:47:35.
David Whitehead on 6 March 2013@08:47:04.
David Whitehead on 1 May 2016@10:08:16.
Catharine Roth (added a link) on 9 May 2016@00:51:32.

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