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Headword: Θυμιτίδων ἁλῶν
Adler number: theta,566
Translated headword: thyme-flavored salts
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
That is, [salts] ground up with thyme. Aristophanes [writes]: "make me a wager over thyme-flavored salts."[1]
Greek Original:
Θυμιτίδων ἁλῶν: οἷον μετὰ θύμου τετριμμένων. Ἀριστοφάνης: περίδου μοι περὶ θυμιτίδων ἁλῶν.
Notes:
The headword phrase is genitive plural, extracted from the quotation given.
[1] Aristophanes, Acharnians 772 (where, however, the word meaning 'thyme-flavored' (θυμιτίδων ) appears in the Doric dialect form, θυμιτίδαν : web address 1), with comment from the scholia there; and cf. pi 1101.
Associated internet address:
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Keywords: botany; comedy; daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; economics; food; poetry; science and technology; trade and manufacture
Translated by: William Hutton on 18 February 2008@11:00:47.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 18 February 2008@20:20:53.
David Whitehead (augmented n.1; cosmetics) on 19 February 2008@03:40:33.
David Whitehead on 7 January 2013@06:11:44.

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