ἀφεδρών

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ἀφεδρών (aphedrṓnm (genitive ἀφεδρῶνος); third declension

  1. toilet, latrine
    • Ου νοειτε ... οτι ουκ εισπορευεται αυτου εις την καρδιαν αλλ' εις την κοιλιαν, και εις τον αφεδρωνα εκπορευεται, καθαριζον παντα τα βρωματα;
      Don't you think ... that it doesn't go into his heart but into his belly, and it goes out into the toilet, cleaning all the foods? (Mark 7:19)
    • Οι αστυνομοι επιμελειαν ποιεισθωσαν των τε δημοσιων αφεδρωνων και των εξ αυτων υπονομων, και εαν τινες μη στεγνοι υπαρχωσιν και των ...
      The town clerks shall take care of both the public toilets and the sewers coming out of them, and if any are missing their lids and their ... (Laws of the town clerks of Pergamos)

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