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Headword: Ψαρόν
Adler number: psi,28
Translated headword: dappled
Vetting Status: high
A kind of color. For a 'dappled' horse [is] one of such a color.[1]
Or [meaning] swift: from ψαίρειν ["to move lightly"]. Hence also αἰψηρός .[2]
Greek Original:
Ψαρόν: εἶδος χρωμάτων. Ψαρὸς γὰρ ἵππος ὁ τὸ χρῶμα τοιοῦτος. ἢ ὁ ταχύς: ἀπὸ τοῦ ψαίρειν. ἔνθεν καὶ αἰψηρός.
[1] See e.g. Aristophanes, Clouds 1225 (web address 1).
[2] cf. alphaiota 394, psi 34.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: comedy; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; zoology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 21 December 2005@19:05:33.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (tweaks and cosmetics) on 22 December 2005@03:31:53.
David Whitehead on 5 November 2013@05:39:12.


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