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Headword: *bestia/rion
Adler number: beta,247
Translated headword: vestiarium, wardrobe
Vetting Status: high
Among Romans [this means] a place where the costly clothing is stored.
Greek Original:
*bestia/rion: para\ *(rwmai/ois to/pos, e)/nqa h( a)nagkai/a a)po/keitai e)sqh/s.
A Latin word. Same entry, according to Adler, in the unpublished Lexicon codicis Barocciani 50. See e.g. Pliny, Natural History
For "costly" see LSJ s.v. a)nagkai=os, II.7.
Keywords: clothing; daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; economics
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 7 August 2000@00:35:51.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 16 August 2001@04:11:51.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 28 May 2012@05:33:02.
Catharine Roth (expanded note) on 13 June 2014@01:59:18.
David Whitehead on 20 September 2015@04:53:02.


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