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Headword: Κηκίς
Adler number: kappa,1501
Translated headword: wood-stain, oak-gall
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] sharpness.
Alternatively κηκίς , an astringent dyestuff; or a fruit of the oak suitable for dying.[1]
Also [sc. attested] in the neuter κηκίδιον .[2]
Greek Original:
Κηκίς: ὀξύτης. ἢ Κηκίς, βαμματικὸν στύμμα: ἢ καρπὸς τῆς δρυὸς ἐπιτήδειος εἰς βαφήν. καὶ οὐδετέρως Κηκίδιον.
Notes:
[1] Abridged from Harpokration (and Photius) s.v., commenting on Demosthenes 27.10 & 43. See also the note at kappa 1500.
[2] See LSJ s.v.
Keywords: botany; daily life; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; rhetoric; science and technology; trade and manufacture
Translated by: David Whitehead on 1 December 2000@05:29:19.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (augmented note, set status) on 30 September 2003@01:45:03.
David Whitehead (augmented notes and keywords) on 30 September 2003@03:28:02.
David Whitehead (tweaks) on 11 July 2011@06:40:43.
David Whitehead on 20 February 2013@08:07:50.

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