The Ancient Macedonian word βροτοκέρτης
Word βροτοκέρτης
b r o t o k e. r t ɛː ς
IPA brotoke.rtɛːs
Meaning barber
See also Greek: βροτός ‘mortal’
Proto-Indo-European: *k̂es- ‘to cut, to separate’


One of the words reported by Athenaeus (Deipnosophistae 3.54) to have been created by Alexarchos (the word-maker), the brother of Cassander.

Etym. "he who cuts men"