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In Ancient Greek and Roman cultures the strigil was primarily of use to men, ... of strigils, “a secondary meaning for the word stlengis, strigil, is wreath or tiara.

strigil - definition and meaning - Wordnik


Etymologies. Latin strigilis; see streig- in Indo-European roots. ... the word strigil here. All the words in the letter S are brought to you today by Ruth Ann Harnisch.

strigil - definition of strigil in English from the Oxford dictionary


Meaning, pronunciation and example sentences, English to English reference ... From Latin strigilis, from stringere 'touch lightly'. ... Words that rhyme with strigil.

LacusCurtius • The Roman Baths (Smith's Dictionary, 1875)


Jun 9, 2010 ... Balneum or balineum, which derived from the Greek βαλανεῖον (Varro, De Ling. ... used in the plural number to signify the public baths, since the word balneae ..... It does not appear that any general rule of construction was followed by the ..... The strigil was by no means a blunt instrument, consequently its ...

strigil - Memidex dictionary/thesaurus


"strigil" definitions: a small, curved, metal tool used in ancient Greece and Rome to scrape ... "ancient tool for scraping the skin after a bath", from Latin strigilis. ... Definition references (+images) ... (24 of 209 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation).

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Welcome to the Woodlands Junior Glossary of Roman Words and Terms.This page ... Latin - The language spoken and written by the Romans. Legend - A ... Strigil - A metal object used in Baths to scrape sweat, dirt and excess oil off. (see our ...

Discovering Roman Technology - BBC


Feb 17, 2011 ... The word plumbing comes from the Latin word plumbum, meaning lead. ... of oil, sweat, and dirt, using a curved metal scraper called a strigil.

CTCWeb Glossary: S sacerdos to synoris) - AbleMedia


sacerdos - (Latin) priest; this word is related to the word sacer, which means ..... strigil - a scraper used by the ancient Greeks to remove dirt and oil; for an ...

List of unusual words beginning with S


Brief definitions of obscure words starting with the letter S. ... salsa, fast Latin American jazz-influenced dance. salse, mud volcano. salsipotent ..... of words. semasiology, study of meaning; semantics ..... sough, to sigh or murmur as the wind does. sounder ..... strigil, scraper used to clean the skin after bathing. strigilation ...

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Strigil | Define Strigil at Dictionary.com


Strigil definition, an instrument with a curved blade, used especially by the ancient Greeks and Romans for scraping the skin at ... 1575-85; < Latin strigilis, akin to stringere to touch lightly; see streak, strike ... Word Origin and History for strigil

Strigil - definition of strigil by The Free Dictionary


Define strigil. strigil synonyms, strigil pronunciation, strigil translation, English dictionary definition of strigil. n. ... [Latin strigilis; see streig- in Indo-European roots.].

Strigil | Definition of strigil by Merriam-Webster


Define strigil: an instrument used by ancient Greeks and Romans for scraping ... Latin strigilis; akin to Latin stringere to touch lightly ... Next Word in the Dictionary: strigilatePrevious Word in the Dictionary: StrigiformesAll Words Near: strigil.

Strigil dictionary definition | strigil defined - YourDictionary


strigil definition: ... ... Origin of strigil. Latin strigilis; see streig- in Indo-European roots. The American Heritage® Dictionary of ... Words near strigil in the dictionary  ...

Strigil | An Ancient Bath Tool with a Modern Usage


Nov 3, 2010 ... Strigils are a common bath instrument used in ancient Rome. ... The only legacy left of strigils in our modern culture is the word streak, which comes from the Latin strigilis, meaning “to touch lightly. ... It really does work well.