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Headword: Νεοττός
Adler number: nu,215
Translated headword: nestling, chick
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
Also a new-born bird.[1]
"For my part, I know that for 8 whole days a small chick of a domestic bird was eaten by him."[2]
Greek Original:
Νεοττός: καὶ ὁ νεογνὸς ὄρνις. οἶδά τοι ἔγωγε καὶ ἐς η# ὅλας ἡμέρας ἀναλωθέντα αὐτῷ κατοικιδίας ὄρνιθος οὐ μέγαν νεοττόν.
Notes:
[1] cf. nu 208, nu 214. (The import of 'also' here is unclear.)
[2] Aelian fr. 315b Domingo-Forasté (318 Hercher). (Adler, following Bruhn, preferred the attribution to Damascius, Life of Isidore fr. 247 Zintzen (147 Asmus).)
Reference:
Bruhn, Rheinisches Museum 45.276
Keywords: biography; definition; food; zoology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 17 August 2009@00:55:36.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead on 18 August 2009@04:21:56.
Catharine Roth (updated reference) on 7 June 2011@14:54:51.
David Whitehead on 6 June 2013@08:19:16.

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