Previous: παλλάκιονNext: παλλαντιὰς


παλλᾰκ-ίς [ᾰ], ίδος, ἡ, concubine, opp. lawful wife (ἄκοιτις), Il.9.449,452; ὠνητὴ π. Od. 14.203, cf. LXX Jb. 19.17, Heroph. ap. Sor.2.53 (dub. l.), etc.; π. δούλη AP3.3 (Inscr. Cyzic.); ἐκ προγόνων παλλακίδων, of ritual prostitution, BCH7.276 (Tralles). -ός, ὁ, minion, Hsch., Phot.