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ἐρῳδιός , ,
A.heron, Il.10.274, Epich.46, Semon.9, Ar.Av.886, Call. Aet.Oxy.2080.64, Clitarch.22 J., Ant.Lib.7.7, etc.:—also ῥῳδιός, Hippon.63, and ἀρῳδιός (q. v.):—Aristotle mentions three kinds : πέλλος, prob. common heron, Ardea cinerea ; λευκός, egret, A. alba, gazetta; ἀστερίας, bittern, A. Stellaris, HA609b21 : the ἐρῳδιός in Il.l.c. (cf. Ael.NA1.1) was prob. a shearwater. (ἐρωδιός freq. in codd., even in Pap. of Call.l.c. (ii A. D.), but ἐρῳδιός (with ωι and oxyt.) Hdn.Gr.2.924 and codd. Hom.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (3):
    • Aristophanes, Birds, 886
    • Homer, Iliad, 10.274
    • Aelian, De Natura Animalium, 1.1
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