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Headword: Λευκόχρως
Adler number: lambda,337
Translated headword: pale-fleshed, white-fleshed
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning someone] having a pale/white body.[1]
In the Epigrams: "Daphnis the pale/white-fleshed, making music with a fine pan-pipe".[2]
Greek Original:
Λευκόχρως: λευκὸν τὸ σῶμα ἔχων. ἐν Ἐπιγράμμασι: Δάφνις ὁ λευκόχρως, ὁ καλῇ σύριγγι μελίσδων.
Notes:
[1] Adler cites the Ambrosian Lexicon (264-5) for comparison.
[2] Greek Anthology 6.177.1. For 'pan-pipe' see generally sigma 1664.
Keywords: definition; medicine; meter and music; poetry
Translated by: David Whitehead on 31 March 2009@05:33:00.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 31 March 2009@12:01:40.
David Whitehead (x-ref) on 1 April 2009@03:31:55.
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