lēactūn-weard

noun, m., , hapax legomenon

Type: plant-related

Last Update: 22.12.2009 15:55

References Last Update: 19.05.2020 14:37

Meaning Last Update: 15.10.2008 08:55

  • A: plant-related
    -, gardener, Gärtner
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Occurrence Last Update: 14.08.2009 06:41

  • AntK, 90,15[1] OLITOR lectanwurd
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Research Literature

AntK: Kindschi, Lowell. The Latin-Old English Glossaries in Planton-Moretus Manuscript 43 and British Museum Manuscript Additional 32,246. Unpubl. diss. Stanford University: 1955.
BW III: Bierbaumer, Peter. Der botanische Wortschatz des Altenglischen. Grazer Beiträge zur Englischen Philologie 3. Frankfurt am Main, Bern, Las Vegas: Lang, 1979.
MS Antwerp, Plantin-Moretus Museum, 47.
MS London, British Library, Add. 32246.
[1]:

J lectun-ward. It is not immediately apparent from the spelling that the glossator meant the weard of a leac-tun "herb-garden".