xestes <3582>

xesthv xestes

Pronunciation:xes'-tace
Origin:as if from xeo (properly, to smooth, by implication [of friction] to boil or heat)
Reference:-
PrtSpch:n m
In Greek:xestwn 1
In NET:pots 1
In AV:pot 2
Count:2
Definition:1) a sextarius
1a) a vessel for measuring liquids, holding about a pint (.5 litre)
2) a wooden pitcher or ewer from which water or wine is poured,
whether holding a sextarius or not
as if from xeo (properly, to smooth; by implication, (of friction) to
boil or heat); a vessel (as fashioned or for cooking) (or perhaps by
corruption from the Latin sextarius, the sixth of a modius, i.e. about
a pint), i.e. (specially), a measure for liquids or solids, (by
analogy, a pitcher):-pot.

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