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Headword: Ὁλόφωνος
Adler number: omicron,203
Translated headword: full-voiced
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Descriptive of] a cockerel/rooster. So Cratinus [sc. uses the word].[1]
Greek Original:
Ὁλόφωνος: ὁ ἀλεκτρυών. οὕτω Κρατῖνος.
Notes:
An alternative interpretation of the headword is 'all voice and nothing else'.
[1] Cratinus fr. 259 Kock (279 K.-A); cf. Athenaeus, Deipnosophists 9.374D (9.16 Kaibel). Same entry in Photius (omicron252 Theodoridis); fuller one already in Hesychius omicron644.
Keywords: comedy; definition; zoology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 5 December 2009@15:16:07.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (tweaks) on 6 December 2009@04:30:41.
David Whitehead (tweaks and expansions) on 24 June 2013@09:15:08.
David Whitehead (my typo) on 19 May 2016@10:03:11.

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