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Headword: Ὀτρυλήφατος
Adler number: omicron,758
Translated headword: crop-devouring
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Referring to] Demeter's crop.
Greek Original:
Ὀτρυλήφατος: ὁ Δημητριακὸς καρπός.
Note:
Same entry, according to Adler, in the Ambrosian Lexicon (592), but longer ones elsewhere indicate that the headword in this otherwise-unattested ὀτρυλήφατος form [ὀτρυγήφατος in mss G and, after correction, M] is a mistake, and they also present the glossing phrase in a fuller and more intelligible way. See e.g. Hesychius alpha8169 and omicron1519, and especially Photius, Lexicon omicron596 Theodoridis s.v. ὀτρυγηφάγον : τὸν κριθοφάγον. Ἀρχίλοχος (fr.43.3 West) κατὰ πλεονασμὸν τοῦ ο: τρύγη γὰρ ὁ Δημητριακὸς κάρπος . See the note in Theodoridis for other versions, and LSJ s.v. τρυγηφάγος (sic). Hesychius, as indicated, registers both alpha and omicron spellings; other lexica make a link with the epic adjective ἀτρύγετος .
Keywords: agriculture; botany; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; food; mythology; poetry; religion
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 4 July 2010@22:47:52.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (more keywords; cosmetics) on 5 July 2010@03:01:04.
David Whitehead (changed hw; reworked note) on 30 July 2013@07:51:18.
Catharine Roth (cosmetics) on 9 August 2013@23:56:28.
David Whitehead (my typo) on 10 August 2013@09:58:02.
David Whitehead (codings) on 20 May 2016@05:05:27.

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