Cascasum

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Cascasum Stephanus pro chax quod est papaver scripsit.


Apparatus:

Ms. f has only Cascasuʒ and then skips a line to the next entry replacing its headword Casamum but adopting that entry’s wording: panis porcinus ciclamen malum terre idem.
chax AC jp | cax B e
quod est papaver (ut add. e) scripsit | s. q. e. p. B


Translation:

Cascasum is what Stephanus writes for {Arabic} chax, which is {in Latin} papaver {"poppy"}.


Commentary:

Stephanus in his Breviarium writes: micõ … papauer … chaschasũ [[1]].

Chax or cax is an early copying error for *chaxchax or *caxcax.

WilfGunther 12:02, 25 October 2014 (BST)

See also: Khaxkhax


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