tzetze


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Related to tzetze: Glossina morsitans, Tse-Tse Flies

tsetse

 [tset´se]
an African fly of the genus Glossina, which transmits trypanosomiasis.

tzetze

/tzet·ze/ (tset´se) tsetse.

tzetze

tsetse.
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The Byzantine grammarian John Tzetzes wrote that "Under the royal patronage of Ptolemy Philadelphus, Alexander of Aetolia edited the books of tragedy, Lycophron of Chalcis those of comedy, and Zenodotus of Ephesus those of Homer and the other poets" (Tzetzes, 1952, pp.
Considering that Tzetzes is unlikely to have had complete command of twelfth-century Alanic-Ossetic, and that his purpose here is merely to give an approximate rendering of two lines of (earthy) conversation, it would be unwise to place undue weight on the evidence of these markings.