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Headword: Doidukopoios
Adler number: delta,1559
Translated headword: pestle-maker
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] he who makes the spoons.
Greek Original:
Doidukopoios: ho ta kochliaria poiôn.
Notes:
Pestle, doi/duc (delta 1560) is the equivalent of koxlia/rion (kappa 2202) in ps.-Zonaras (560). Hesychius (delta2099) had given a)letri/banos, 'grinder', as a gloss. See also ps.-Herodian 24.
Outside these lexica and grammars the present headword itself occurs only in (and is therefore probably generated by) Plutarch, Phocion 4.2, quoting the historian Idomeneus of Lampsacus (FGrH 338 F15); Idomeneus claims that Phocion's father plied this trade; Plutarch disagrees.
Keywords: biography; daily life; definition; food; historiography; science and technology; trade and manufacture
Translated by: Antonella Ippolito on 11 April 2005@21:00:10.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords; cosmetics) on 13 April 2005@03:50:40.
David Whitehead (tweaked notes; more keywords) on 18 July 2012@08:35:46.
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