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Headword: Εἰλεός
Adler number: epsiloniota,105
Translated headword: eileos, ileos, platter
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] a kitchen table.[1] It also means the disease [sc. of that name].[2]
Greek Original:
Εἰλεός: ἡ μαγειρικὴ τράπεζα. σημαίνει δὲ καὶ τὴν νόσον.
For these two meanings (and a third unmentioned here) see LSJ s.v.
[1] cf. epsiloniota 160.
[2] The 'disease', apparently, is an intestinal obstruction (though the term is also found applied to diseases with other names, such as jaundice, nephritis and scurvy). See also iota 305.
Keywords: daily life; definition; food; medicine
Translated by: David Whitehead on 24 June 2005@09:29:29.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 24 June 2005@17:48:53.
David Whitehead (augmented notes) on 26 June 2005@05:00:11.
David Whitehead (tweaked headword and tr) on 26 June 2005@06:10:38.
Catharine Roth (added cross-reference) on 10 April 2006@17:14:11.
David Whitehead on 23 November 2012@07:13:47.


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