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Headword: Περιρραντήρια
Adler number: pi,1273
Translated headword: sprinklers
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] utensils. "In the middle of the dwelling [sc. there were] golden pitchers and sprinklers and also golden jars."[1]
Greek Original:
Περιρραντήρια: σκεύη. κατὰ δὲ τὸ μέσον τοῦ ἐνδιαιτήματος κάλπεις τε χρυσαῖ καὶ περιρραντήρια ἔτι τε πίθοι χρυσοῖ.
The headword, a neuter plural, is presumably extracted from the quotation given, though there are other instances in Herodotus, Lucian, etc.
cf. generally pi 1274.
[1] Part of Menander Protector fr. 10.3 Blockley (= Excerpta Constantini Porphyrogeniti, De legationibus 194.9-10).
Keywords: definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; historiography; religion; trade and manufacture
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 4 December 2011@01:02:45.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented notes; another keyword) on 4 December 2011@04:57:26.
David Whitehead (updated n.1) on 3 January 2012@07:10:53.
David Whitehead on 26 September 2013@08:54:40.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 19 July 2014@00:40:21.


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