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maethán

Cite this: eDIL s.v. maethán or dil.ie/31265

 

Forms: máotháin

n o, m., (maeth)

(a) gristle, cartilage: ind alt fil iter in imda ┐ in maothán, Corm. Y 447 (= a maethán, Corm. p. 17 s.v. deach). co hathgabail maothain na himdæ, ib. bi amail maethán nó co cruadhaigheann a ngné cnámha, O'Gr. Cat. 230.5. na cnama ┐ na maothain , Rosa Angl. 72.6 . cluas lomm cen maethan fuirri, Lec. 406a36 . ar mháothán cluaisi deise Aáron tip of the right ear, Exodus xxix 20.

(b) a tender shoot, twig, etc.: [mae]thain [drisse] dealgnaigi, Acall. 730. tug [slat Aáron] máotháin ┐ blátha, Numbers xvii 8. maothan ferdrisi, R.I.A. C IV 2, 33ra19 . maothan conaire raspberry bush, R.I.A. 23 K 42, 415.5 ; Hogan Luibhl. máotháin `a springing, sprigs ', Eg. Gl. 466.