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Headword: Μελίφρων
Adler number: mu,530
Translated headword: delectable, delicious
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] pleasant, sweetening the mind.
Greek Original:
Μελίφρων: ἡδύς, γλυκαίνων τὰς φρένας.
Epic/poetic adjective used of sleep in Homer, Iliad 2.34 (web address 1, cf. the scholia there); elsewhere of wine, etc.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: definition; epic; ethics; food; imagery; poetry
Translated by: David Whitehead on 8 January 2009@07:19:13.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added link, set status) on 13 January 2009@22:20:58.
David Whitehead (more keywords) on 15 January 2009@04:02:24.
David Whitehead on 15 May 2013@06:06:29.


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