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Headword: Λεάντειραν
Adler number: lambda,211
Translated headword: grinding
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] that which is polishing/smoothing. "[Akestondas dedicated...] his circle-drawing compasses and his grinding pumice."[2]
Greek Original:
Λεάντειραν: τὴν λεαίνουσαν. καρκίνα τε σπειροῦχα λεάντειράν τε κίσηριν.
Notes:
The headword, evidently extracted from the quotation given, is accusative singular of λεάντειρα .
[1] Greek Anthology 6.295.5; cf. sigma 953.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; poetry; religion; science and technology; trade and manufacture
Translated by: David Whitehead on 17 March 2009@07:32:25.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 17 March 2009@12:28:17.
David Whitehead (x-ref) on 18 March 2009@04:20:28.
David Whitehead on 4 April 2013@06:42:55.

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