ἀντλιαντλητήρ / ἀντλιατήρ

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The word ἀντλιατήρ is not attested anywhere in TLG, and in any case would be difficult to fit into Menander's iambic meter. The word ἀντλιαντλητήρ (which does fit) is really hapax in Menander, The Messenian Woman fr. 1. Subsequent citations (Eustathius etc.) are merely references to that fragment, in which that rare, awkward word for "bucket" is preferred (comically) to κάδος, "jar."
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