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Headword: Λιθοκοπία
Adler number: lambda,517
Translated headword: stone-cutting, stone-striking
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] the strike [coming] out of stones.
Greek Original:
Λιθοκοπία: ἡ ἐκ λίθων βολή.
Note:
This feminine noun is attested only here. One would think it simply the abstract cognate with lithokopos ("stone-cutter", i.e. mason), but the otherwise odd gloss might suggest artillery.
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; military affairs; trade and manufacture
Translated by: Craig Gibson on 11 November 2008@23:12:33.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (added note, set status) on 12 November 2008@00:53:45.
David Whitehead (tweaked headword and tr; augmented note and keywords) on 12 November 2008@04:27:17.
David Whitehead on 18 April 2013@08:55:47.

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