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Headword: Ὁλοσχοίνῳ
Adler number: omicron,201
Translated headword: with a club-rush
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
Aeschines in the [speech] On the Mismanaged Embassy [sc. uses the word].[1] Theophrastus says that there are three kinds of rush, the third of which, outstanding in size and fleshiness, is called club-rush.[2]
Greek Original:
Ὁλοσχοίνῳ: Αἰσχίνης ἐν τῷ Περὶ τῆς παραπρεσβείας. Θεόφραστος δὲ τρία εἴδη σχοίνου φησίν, ὧν ὁ τρίτος μεγέθει καὶ εὐσαρκίᾳ διαφέρων ὁλόσχοινος καλεῖται.
Notes:
Abridged from Harpokration (and Photius) s.v.
[1] Aeschines 2.21.
[2] Theophrastus, Hist.Plant. 4.12.1.
Keywords: botany; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; rhetoric
Translated by: David Whitehead on 12 December 2000@05:20:07.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (cosmetics, status) on 30 December 2003@01:17:31.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 30 December 2003@05:26:07.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 13 July 2011@04:41:39.

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