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Headword: Ὀρεσκῷος
Adler number: omicron,535
Translated headword: mountain-sleeping
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Applicable to] one that dwells in the mountains.
Greek Original:
Ὀρεσκῷος: ὁ ἐν τοῖς ὄρεσι διατρίβων.
Note:
An adjective frequently applied to various animals in epic poetry. For this gloss, cf. (besides omicron 537) the scholia to Homer, Iliad 1.268 (dative plural) and Odyssey 9.155 (accusative plural); also Etymologicum Magnum 630.11 and, according to Adler, the Ambrosian Lexicon.
Keywords: definition; epic; geography; poetry; zoology
Translated by: William Hutton on 23 February 2010@21:16:41.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (expanded note) on 24 February 2010@03:43:32.
David Whitehead (cosmetic) on 7 July 2013@08:18:25.
David Whitehead (codings) on 20 May 2016@03:49:08.

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