xestes [Greek, ξέστης ]

An ancient Greek unit of dry and liquid capacity, as a liquid measure = 2 kotyle, and as a dry measure, = ½ choinix, about 0.3 liters (1 U.S. dry pint). opens a new page containing a chart that shows relationships between this unit and other units in its system

In English translations of the Bible, it is translated “pot” (Mark 7:4,8).

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