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Headword: *qraulote/ras
Adler number: theta,466
Translated headword: more brittle, rather brittle
Vetting Status: high
"Applying fire to the rocks they poured on vinegar, thus making them more/rather brittle".[1]
Greek Original:
*qraulote/ras: pu=r e)ne/ntes tai=s pe/trais o)/cos e)pece/xeon, qraulote/ras e)k tou/tou poihsa/ntes.
The headword is presumably extracted from the quotation given.
[1] Quotation unidentifiable (but for a similar procedure see e.g. Cassius Dio 36.18.2).
Keywords: dialects, grammar, and etymology; historiography; military affairs; science and technology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 7 February 2008@08:25:37.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 7 February 2008@11:26:05.
David Whitehead (augmented n.1; more keywords) on 8 February 2008@03:18:11.
David Whitehead on 6 January 2013@05:54:35.


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