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Headword: Μακεδνῆς
Adler number: mu,60
Translated headword: tall, tapering
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
Perhaps [sc. this means] μηκεδανῆς ; or by exaggeration, highly prized [κεδνῆς ].
Greek Original:
Μακεδνῆς: ἴσως μηκεδανῆς: ἢ κατ' ἐπίτασιν, λίαν κεδνῆς.
Note:
From ancient comment on Homer, Odyssey 7.106: "like the leaves of a tall/tapering poplar" (web address 1).
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: botany; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; ethics
Translated by: David Whitehead on 11 June 2004@07:21:40.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (typo, link, status) on 11 June 2004@22:33:47.
David Whitehead (modified translation) on 13 June 2004@05:03:57.
Catharine Roth (upgraded link) on 27 April 2013@23:02:11.
David Whitehead on 29 April 2013@03:41:52.

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