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) Derivation: as if from ξέω (properly, to smooth;
KJV Usage: pot.
ξέστης, -ου, ὁ (a Sicilian corruption of Lat. sextarius), [in Al. : Lev.14:10 (לֹג, LXX κοτύλη)* ;] __1. a sextarius (about a pint). __2. In NT, a pitcher of wood or stone : Mrk.7:4.† (AS)
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 ξέω xeō (which properly means 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, that is, about a pint), that is, (specifically) a measure for liquids or solids, (by analogy a pitcher)