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Headword: Χρωστήρ
Adler number: chi,549
Translated headword: colourer
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] that which colours.
In the Epigrams: "and the straight-edge ensuring a straight line for a lead colourer [i.e. pencil]."[1]
Greek Original:
Χρωστήρ: ὁ χρωματίζων. ἐν Ἐπιγράμμασι: καὶ μολίβῳ χρωστῆρι κανὼν τύπον ὀρθὸν ὀπάζων.
Note:
[1] Greek Anthology 6.68.3 (Julian, prefect of Egypt).
Keywords: definition; poetry; science and technology; trade and manufacture
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 5 April 2008@20:36:02.
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