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Headword: Κάλυκας
Adler number: kappa,267
Translated headword: calyxes
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] casia-quills.[1]
Closed/concealed roses.[2]
Greek Original:
Κάλυκας: σύριγγας. ῥόδα κεκαλυμμένα.
Notes:
[1] Likewise in Photius and other lexica, and cf. the scholia to Homer, Iliad 18.401, from where this accusative plural is quoted. It refers there to women's ornaments, perhaps earrings.
[2] cf. Etymologicum Gudianum 295.28; and see also kappa 271.
Keywords: botany; clothing; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; trade and manufacture; women
Translated by: Ryan Stone on 8 March 2008@22:41:29.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (tweaked notes, set status) on 9 March 2008@01:49:45.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 9 March 2008@06:13:14.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords) on 25 January 2013@07:22:09.

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