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Headword: Ληϊβότειρα
Adler number: lambda,422
Translated headword: crop-consuming
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
and [sc. also attested in the genitive] ληϊβοτείρης .[1]
But [sc. masculine] ληϊβοτήρ [is] the wild boar.[2]
Greek Original:
Ληϊβότειρα καὶ Ληϊβοτείρης. Ληϊβοτὴρ δὲ ὁ ἄγριος σῦς.
Notes:
[1] Paralleled in the Ambrosian Lexicon, according to Adler; cf. also a scholion on Homer, Odyssey 18.29, where the genitive occurs as an epithet of a sow in a simile (web address 1); and Hesychius lambda818.
[2] Also in the Ambrosian Lexicon, according to Adler. This masculine form is unattested outside lexicography.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: agriculture; botany; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; food; imagery; zoology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 1 April 2009@19:49:37.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented n.2; cosmetics) on 2 April 2009@03:09:42.
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaking) on 18 April 2013@03:10:09.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link) on 19 April 2013@00:30:13.
David Whitehead (coding) on 16 May 2016@11:03:33.

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