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.
Etymologies. Latin strigilis; see streig- in Indo-European roots. ... the word strigil
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From Latin strigilis, from stringere 'touch lightly'. ... Words that rhyme with strigil.
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" 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. ...
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Strigil - A metal object used in Baths to scrape sweat, dirt and excess oil off. (see
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.
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 ...
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.