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Headword: Παρώπια καὶ Ἀντήλια
Adler number: pi,723
Translated headword: paropia and antelia
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] hide coverings for the eyes of horses.
Greek Original:
Παρώπια καὶ Ἀντήλια: τὰ παρὰ τὰς ὄψεις τῶν ἵππων δερμάτια.
Notes:
That is, two types of (or names for) blinkers. Likewise or similarly in other lexica; references at Photius pi460 Theodoridis.
The second headword is transmitted as ἀντήδια in two Suda mss, but ἀντήλια or, as elsewhere, ἀνθήλια is correct; indicating, either way, protection against the glare of the sun.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; science and technology; trade and manufacture; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 23 April 2003@08:54:39.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 5 May 2004@00:45:56.
David Whitehead (augmented note) on 5 May 2004@04:24:39.
David Whitehead (more keywords) on 12 May 2011@10:48:04.
Catharine Roth (raised status) on 12 May 2011@11:43:53.
David Whitehead (expanded primary note) on 17 September 2013@06:43:55.

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