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Headword: Λιπαρός
Adler number: lambda,586
Translated headword: luxuriant, gleaming
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] blooming, from the [noun] lipos ["fat"]; for oil is shiny. Or meaning anointed.[1] Aristophanes in Plutus [writes]: "coming back gleaming from the bath."[2]
Greek Original:
Λιπαρός: ἀνθηρός, παρὰ τὸ λίπος: στίλβει γὰρ τὸ ἔλαιον. ἢ ἀντὶ τοῦ ἀληλιμμένος. Ἀριστοφάνης Πλούτῳ: λιπαρὸς χωρῶν ἐκ βαλανείου.
Notes:
[1] From the scholia to Aristophanes, Plutus [Wealth] 616.
[2] Aristophanes, Plutus [Wealth] 616 (web address 1).
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: botany; comedy; daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; imagery
Translated by: Nick Nicholas on 16 June 2009@05:26:54.
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David Whitehead (another keyword; tweaks and cosmetics) on 16 June 2009@10:03:59.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link) on 21 April 2013@00:23:08.
David Whitehead on 21 April 2013@05:02:45.

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