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Headword: Ῥινολαβίς
Adler number: rho,173
Translated headword: nose-apprehension, nose-clamp
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] tracking by scent,[1] smelling.
In Synesius [this word means] a punishment, a machine in which they used to twist the nose.[2]
Greek Original:
Ῥινολαβίς: ἡ ῥινηλασία, ἡ ὄσφρησις. παρὰ Συνεσίῳ τιμωρία, ὄργανον, ᾧ τὴν ῥῖνα διέστρεφον.
LSJ s.v. ῥινολαβίς recognises only the second of these senses (and does not credit it to Synesius).
[1] cf. generally rho 170.
[2] Synesius, Letters 58.201C, accusative case. (Addendum lacking, Adler reports, in mss AFV.)
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; law; medicine; rhetoric; science and technology; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 17 September 2010@06:10:26.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 17 September 2010@12:33:44.
David Whitehead (tweaked primary note) on 18 September 2010@07:11:00.
David Whitehead on 24 August 2011@08:57:26.
David Whitehead on 28 October 2013@08:41:21.
David Whitehead on 25 May 2016@06:42:46.


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