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Headword: *)ami/s
Adler number: alpha,1602
Translated headword: chamberpot
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] the portable toilet.
Greek Original:
*)ami/s: to\ kloki/on.
Likewise, according to Adler, in the Ambrosian Lexicon (1495).
For the headword see already alpha 1590; LSJ entry at web address 1. Philokleon famously asks for one of these in Aristophanes, Wasps 935.
The present glossing term, klo/kion, belongs to later Greek.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: comedy; daily life; definition
Translated by: Oliver Phillips ✝ on 1 November 2000@19:18:15.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note; cosmetics) on 2 November 2000@03:00:49.
David Whitehead (cosmetics; raised status) on 27 June 2011@04:46:28.
Catharine Roth (tweaked note) on 28 June 2011@01:44:51.
David Whitehead on 16 June 2015@11:17:38.


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