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Headword: Ὀσχοφόροι
Adler number: omicron,725
Translated headword: vineshoot-carriers
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
There were two [of them, chosen] from those outstanding in birth and wealth. The osche is a twig with bunches of grapes hanging from it; some call this an oreschas.
Greek Original:
Ὀσχοφόροι: δύο ἦσαν τῶν γένει καὶ πλούτῳ προεχόντων. ἡ δὲ ὄσχη κλῆμά ἐστι βότρυς ἐξηρτημένους ἔχον: ταύτην δ' ἔνιοι ὀρεσχάδα καλοῦσιν.
Note:
The entry recurs at omega 257, where bibliography is cited.
Keywords: botany; definition; economics; ethics; historiography; religion; rhetoric
Translated by: David Whitehead on 12 December 2000@08:20:31.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (cosmsetics, status) on 4 February 2004@00:49:34.
David Whitehead (more keywords) on 4 February 2004@03:08:10.
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 4 December 2005@09:26:25.
David Whitehead on 30 July 2013@06:15:46.

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