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Headword: Ὑψιπέτηλον
Adler number: upsilon,761
Translated headword: high-spreading
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning one] having its foliage up high.[1]
But [sc. do not confuse the πέτηλον part of the headword with] πέδιλον ['sandal'].[2]
Greek Original:
Ὑψιπέτηλον: ἐφ' ὕψους τὰ φύλλα ἔχον. πέδιλον δέ.
Notes:
Entry lacking, Adler reports, in ms F.
[1] The headword adjective is neuter nominative/accusative singular; from the scholia to Homer, Iliad 13.437, where it occurs (of a tree).
[2] For πέτηλον , see pi 1394.
Keywords: botany; clothing; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic
Translated by: David Whitehead on 5 October 2003@10:38:56.
Vetted by:
Ross Scaife ✝ (entered betacode, upped status) on 14 November 2003@15:46:33.
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords) on 5 January 2005@09:00:06.
David Whitehead on 11 August 2011@04:01:40.
Catharine Roth (added cross-reference) on 6 January 2012@23:07:15.
David Whitehead on 3 December 2013@05:11:58.

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