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Headword: Μολυρίς
Adler number: mu,1211
Translated headword: Molyris; locust
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Molyris], [genitive] Μολυρίδος .[1] They call crickets/grasshoppers 'locusts'.[2]
Greek Original:
Μολυρίς, Μολυρίδος. μολυρίδας τὰς ἀκρίδας φασί.
Notes:
[1] Adler's edition routinely capitalizes all headwords, but here the genitive too is upper-case; perhaps, therefore, a proper name; cf. generically phi 43, with the genitive at pi 817.
[2] The entomological sense is mentioned in the Etymologicum Gudianum s.v. ἵππουριν .
Keywords: biography; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 27 July 2009@04:40:46.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added note, set status) on 27 July 2009@23:17:57.
David Whitehead (expanded n.1; another keyword) on 28 July 2009@02:55:38.
David Whitehead on 26 May 2013@08:12:37.

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