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Headword: *cu/ssitos
Adler number: xi,163
Translated headword: messmate
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning a] brood-fellow, companion.
Greek Original:
*cu/ssitos: su/ntrofos, sundiaithth/s.
From the scholia to Aristophanes, Plutus [Wealth] 602 ("call Pauson, your xussitos").
Like so many of the x- entries in the Suda, there is a parallel s- one: see sigma 1677.
Keywords: comedy; daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; food
Translated by: James L. P. Butrica ✝ on 21 February 2000@13:12:56.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added headword, note, keyword; cosmetics) on 22 September 2000@04:06:53.
David Whitehead (more keywords; tweaks and cosmetics; raised status) on 12 September 2007@09:07:26.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 20 June 2013@04:19:14.


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