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Headword: Μηλοβοτήρ
Adler number: mu,930
Translated headword: sheep-grazer
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meraning] the shepherd of the flocks.[1] Also [sc. attested is] μηλονόμος , [meaning] the same.[2]
Greek Original:
Μηλοβοτήρ: ὁ τῶν προβάτων ποιμήν. καὶ Μηλονόμος, ὁ αὐτός.
Notes:
[1] Epic (e.g. Homer, Iliad 18.529) noun, with same or similar glossing in other lexica (references at Photius mu390 Theodoridis); cf. generally mu 929, mu 931.
[2] Attested in Euripides, Cyclops 660, in hellenistic epic, and in prose authors.
Keywords: agriculture; definition; epic; poetry; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 10 July 2009@05:28:34.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (expanded note, added keyword) on 11 July 2009@18:45:49.
David Whitehead (augmented notes; another keyword) on 12 July 2009@05:05:20.
David Whitehead on 21 May 2013@07:17:48.

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