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Headword: Μηλοβοτέα
Adler number: mu,929
Translated headword: sheep-grazing
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] land [that is] thriving, devoted to pasturage for flocks.
Greek Original:
Μηλοβοτέα: γῆν εὐτραφῆ, ἀνειμένην εἰς νομὴν προβάτοις.
Notes:
Accusative singular of this adjective (not in LSJ, and nominative uncertain). Same or similar entry elsewhere: see the references at Photius mu388 Theodoridis, where the editor obelizes the headword μηλοβοτέα and indicates in the apparatus his opinion (following Schleusner) that it is a corruption of μηλόβοτον .
cf. generally mu 930, mu 931.
Keywords: agriculture; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; food; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 10 July 2009@05:25:28.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (expanded note, set status) on 11 July 2009@18:41:33.
Catharine Roth (expanded note) on 11 July 2009@18:48:57.
David Whitehead (expanded note) on 12 July 2009@04:57:30.
David Whitehead on 21 May 2013@07:15:27.

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