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Headword: Κυψελόβυστον
Adler number: kappa,2805
Translated headword: ear-wax-clogged
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] that which is covered by gunk.
Greek Original:
Κυψελόβυστον: τὸ ὑπὸ ῥύπου κεκαλυμμένον.
Notes:
Same entry, according to Adler, in the Ambrosian Lexicon (1910). The headword is neuter singular of this adjective, evidently quoted from somewhere.
The only other occurence of any form of this word is in Lucian, Lexiphanes 1 (in the neuter accusative plural) and in commentary thereto.
For ear-wax cf generally under kappa 2803.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; medicine
Translated by: William Hutton on 10 March 2008@17:12:01.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes; another keyword) on 11 March 2008@04:23:50.
David Whitehead on 25 March 2013@10:45:02.
David Whitehead on 2 May 2016@13:35:02.

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