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Headword: Πύγαργος
Adler number: pi,3106
Translated headword: white-rump
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
A kind of eagle. [sc. The name comes] from its having a white and shining rump.
Greek Original:
Πύγαργος: εἶδος ἀετοῦ. παρὰ τὸ πυγὴν ἔχειν ἀργὴν καὶ λευκήν.
Note:
As noted in LSJ s.v., two kinds of bird and a kind of antelope bore this name; the eagle (in Aristotle and elsewhere) is item II there.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; philosophy; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 22 February 2010@03:40:22.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 23 February 2010@01:12:45.
David Whitehead (expanded note; another keyword) on 23 February 2010@03:17:33.
David Whitehead on 1 December 2011@07:46:47.

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