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Headword: Ὑποφύσεις
Adler number: upsilon,635
Translated headword: substitutions, suckers, undergrowths
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] offshoots of petty thoughts, growing from without.
Greek Original:
Ὑποφύσεις: παραφυάδες φαύλων λογισμῶν ἔξωθεν φυόμεναι.
Note:
A rare noun, attested mainly in botanical and medical contexts. Here in the nominative plural, identically glossed in Photius and other lexica; evidently quoted from somewhere where it has the applied meaning indicated by the gloss.
Keywords: botany; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; imagery; medicine; rhetoric
Translated by: Ioannis Doukas on 10 August 2010@08:41:54.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (modified and expanded headword; augmented note and keywords) on 10 August 2010@09:12:30.
David Whitehead on 1 December 2013@04:47:46.

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