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Headword: Πυγοστόλος
Adler number: pi,3114
Translated headword: lewd, provocative
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning she who is] enticing; a procuress.[1] Hesiod [writes]: "and let not a lewd woman thoroughly outwit you."[2]
Greek Original:
Πυγοστόλος: προαγωγός: μαυλίστρια. Ἡσίοδος: μηδέ σε γυνὴ πυγοστόλος ἐξαπατάτω.
[1] This second gloss is also in other lexica. (The headword adjective literally means dressing up or exhibiting the buttocks.)
[2] Hesiod, Works and Days 373.
Keywords: clothing; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; ethics; gender and sexuality; poetry; women
Translated by: Bobbiejo Winfrey on 21 July 2003@09:41:30.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note; augmented keywords; cosmetics) on 21 July 2003@10:04:26.
David Whitehead (expanded notes; cosmetics) on 1 December 2011@07:58:41.
David Whitehead on 23 October 2013@07:27:14.


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