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Headword: Ἐσκουπονδίαι
Adler number: epsilon,3159
Translated headword: escupondiae
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
Among Romans [this is a term meaning] military provisions.
Greek Original:
Ἐσκουπονδίαι: κατὰ Ῥωμαίους στρατιωτικὰ ἐφόδια.
Notes:
Nominative plural; feminine here, neuter in ps.-Zonaras; otherwise unattested in published material (though Adler cites the unedited Lexicon codicis Barocciani 50).
Perhaps related to the Latin words esculentus and pondus (yielding 'measure of edibles').
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; food; military affairs
Translated by: William Hutton on 3 October 2006@08:49:28.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (tweaked tr; augmented note and keywords) on 4 October 2006@03:16:15.
David Whitehead (expanded note; tweaking) on 31 October 2012@06:15:11.
David Whitehead on 30 August 2015@04:20:01.
Catharine Roth (expanded note) on 30 August 2015@11:38:55.

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