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Headword: Πέταυρον
Adler number: pi,1389
Translated headword: roosting-perch
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning a] trap, depth.[1]
[A] plank. As if πέτευδον . [sc. So called] from birds [πετεινά ] sleeping [εὕδειν ] on it.
Greek Original:
Πέταυρον: παγίς, βάθος. σανίς. οἷον πέτευδον. παρὰ τὸ εὕδειν ἐν αὐτῷ τὰ πετεινά.
The headword, a neuter noun (and a late variant of πέτευρον ), is the singular of pi 1388 (q.v.)
[1] Same or similar glosses in other lexica (references at Photius pi820 Theodoridis), referring to Proverbs 9.18 LXX; cf. scholion on Theocritus, Idylls 13.13, where the dative πετεύρῳ occurs.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; poetry; religion; zoology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 7 January 2012@23:07:46.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (expanded notes; tweaks and cosmetics) on 8 January 2012@04:47:32.
David Whitehead on 30 September 2013@08:41:51.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 28 April 2015@23:49:13.
David Whitehead (coding) on 23 May 2016@04:25:56.


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