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ξάνθιον

τύμβος, ὦ νυμφεῖον, ὦ κατασκαφής οἴκησις αἰείφρουρος, οἷ πορεύομαι πρὸς τοὺς ἐμαυτῆς -> Tomb, bridal chamber, eternal prison in the caverned rock, whither I go to find mine own.
Sophocles, Antigone, 883
Full diacritics: ξάνθιον Medium diacritics: ξάνθιον Low diacritics: ξάνθιον Capitals: ΞΑΝΘΙΟΝ
Transliteration A: xánthion Transliteration B: xanthion Transliteration C: ksanthion Beta Code: ca/nqion

English (LSJ)

τό, a plant used for dyeing the hair yellow,

   A Xanthium Strumarium, broad-leaved burweed, Dsc.4.136, Gal.12.87.    II = ξυρίς, Ps.-Dsc.4.22.

German (Pape)

[Seite 274] τό, die Spitzklette, eine Pflanze zum Gelbfärben der Haare, Diosc.

Greek (Liddell-Scott)

ξάνθιον: τό, φυτόν τι δι’ οὗ ἐβάπτετο ἡ κόμη ξανθή, Xanthium strumarium, Sprengel εἰς Διοσκ. 4. 136.