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Headword: Οἴναρα
Adler number: omicroniota,105
Translated headword: vine-leaves
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] the leaves of the grapevine.[1]
"The rustic folk sacrificed a bull to Demeter and strew the broad threshing-floor with vine-leaves."[2]
Greek Original:
Οἴναρα: τὰ τῆς ἀμπέλου φύλλα. Δήμητρι ταύρων ὄχλον ἀγρότης θύσας, ἅλω πλατεῖαν οἰνάραις ὑπεστρώκει.
[1] Likewise or similarly in other lexica; references at Photius omicron114 Theodoridis.
[2] Babrius 34.1-2, which has the accusative singular tauron ["a bull"], translated here; the Suda has the genitive plural.
Keywords: botany; definition; poetry; religion; zoology
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 7 June 2004@13:35:06.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (more keywords; cosmetics) on 8 June 2004@03:52:58.
David Whitehead (another note) on 7 August 2013@05:31:51.


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