ἄβαρις· ὁ ἠπειρώτης καὶ μὴ ἔχων βᾶριν.
You cannot say fairer than the second part of the explanation. The lemma is not reported from elsewhere and is based on βᾶρις, a loan word of Egyptian origin, perhaps itself the origin of English 'barge'. LSJ's having no boat, landsman inverts the glossographer's order.
Wednesday, 3 February 2016
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