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Headword: *frukto\s
Adler number: phi,756
Translated headword: roast
Vetting Status: high
The bean used to be called [roast]. Instead of pebbles the Athenian jurors used to carry beans. Hence also the [verb] to use a roast, [meaning] to vote, to allot.
Greek Original:
*frukto\s o( ku/amos e)le/geto. a)nti\ de\ yh/fwn kua/mous e)fo/roun oi( tw=n *)aqhnai/wn dikastai/. o(/qen kai\ to\ diafruktou=n, diayhfi/zein, diaklhrou=n.
From delta 837, q.v.
Keywords: aetiology; botany; daily life; dialects, grammar, and etymology; food; law
Translated by: David Whitehead on 22 November 2001@07:40:42.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead on 6 September 2002@08:19:21.
William Hutton (modified headword and translation, set status) on 11 September 2003@12:36:06.
David Whitehead on 18 December 2013@06:07:39.


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