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Headword: Λαξευτήριον
Adler number: lambda,109
Translated headword: stonecutter
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
A builder's tool;[1] for a builder is [called] a stonecutting man.
Greek Original:
Λαξευτήριον: ἐργαλεῖον οἰκοδομικόν: λαοξόος γὰρ ὁ οἰκοδόμος.
Notes:
Same or similar entry in other lexica; see the references at Photius lambda86 Theodoridis. The headword comes from the Psalms (73.6 LXX: dative there); cf. Hesychius lambda87.
[1] Of iron, according to Hesychius lambda286.
Keywords: architecture; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; religion; science and technology; trade and manufacture
Translated by: Oliver Phillips ✝ on 3 August 2008@20:32:51.
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David Whitehead (another keyword; tweaks and cosmetics) on 4 August 2008@03:45:52.
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