ἁλικάκκαβος

ἁλικάκκαβος
Grammatical information: ?
Meaning: plant name, `Physalis Alkekengi' (Dsc., BGU 1 120, 37),
Other forms: -κάκαβος?, -κάκαβον? Cf. ἁλικάκκαβα. ὁ τοῦ λωτοῦ καρπός. καὶ πόας εἶδος H.
Origin: GR [a formation built with Greek elements]
Etymology: Plant of which the fruit resembles a κάκκαβος; ἁλι- `salt', i.e. `salt-cellar' ? Amigues, J. Savants 1984, 151-154.
Page in Frisk: 1,73

Greek-English etymological dictionary (Ελληνικά-Αγγλικά ετυμολογική λεξικό). . 2010.

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