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Headword: Λείρια
Adler number: lambda,392
Translated headword: lilies, Madonna lilies, narcissus
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] the flowers [of that name], or white lilies.[1]
"She alone who plucked lilies of the Graces [...]."[2]
Greek Original:
Λείρια: τὰ ἄνθη, ἢ κρίνα. ἡ μούνη Χαρίτων λείρια δρεψαμένη.
[1] Same or similar glossing in other lexica: see the references at Photius lambda151 Theodoridis. See also lambda 393 (and cf. lambda 394, kappa 2429).
[2] Greek Anthology 7.219.2.
Keywords: botany; definition; imagery; mythology; poetry; women
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 23 November 2008@22:00:16.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (another x-ref; another keyword; cosmetics) on 24 November 2008@03:09:18.
Catharine Roth (added cross-reference) on 4 March 2009@16:18:28.
David Whitehead on 17 April 2013@06:12:54.


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