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Headword: Lachnê
Adler number: lambda,168
Translated headword: down, fuzzy hair, nap, pile
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] hairiness. [The expression] is also used of the sea's foam.
Greek Original:
Lachnê: trichôsis. legetai de kai ho tês thalassês aphros.
Notes:
Same or similar entry elsewhere; see the references at Photius, Lexicon lambda127 Theodoridis. The headword is regarded as being extracted from Homer, Iliad: 10.134 according to Latte (on Hesychius lambda455); 2.219 according to Theodoridis.
See also lambda 169.
Keywords: daily life; definition; epic; geography; imagery; medicine; zoology
Translated by: Oliver Phillips ✝ on 28 October 2004@21:44:02.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (more headwords; cosmetics) on 29 October 2004@02:26:53.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords) on 4 April 2013@03:02:28.
David Whitehead (coding) on 16 May 2016@07:39:50.

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