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Headword: *(rw=pos
Adler number: rho,261
Translated headword: petty-ware, trumpery
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning a] mixture of pigment, such as is useful to dyers, painters, perfumers. From this [sc. comes the term] r(wpopw/lhs ["petty-ware-dealer"].[1] But some have called any kind of cargo r(w=pos.
Greek Original:
*(rw=pos: mi/gma xrw/matos, o(/sa bafeu=si, zwgra/fois, mureyoi=s xrhsimeu/ei. o(/qen r(wpopw/lhs. tine\s de\ kai\ to\n pantodapo\n fo/rton r(w=pon ei)rh/kasi.
Same or similar entries in other lexica (references at Photius rho209 Theodoridis); see already rho 232 (but spelled there with omicron, not omega); and generally LSJ s.v.
cf. rho 259, rho 260.
[1] Title of a lost comedy by Epicrates.
Keywords: comedy; daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; economics; science and technology; trade and manufacture
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 27 October 2010@01:39:52.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (notes; more keywords; tweaks) on 27 October 2010@03:45:28.
David Whitehead (another keyword) on 25 August 2011@05:06:22.
David Whitehead on 30 October 2013@04:12:13.


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