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Headword: Ὀρεσκῷος
Adler number: omicron,535
Translated headword: mountain-sleeping
Vetting Status: high
[Applicable to] one that dwells in the mountains.
Greek Original:
Ὀρεσκῷος: ὁ ἐν τοῖς ὄρεσι διατρίβων.
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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