(πίτυρα) occurs only in the account of the Babylonian women in the apocryphal Epistle of Jeremiah (Baruch 6:43), with reference to some idolatrous custom not elsewhere distinctly mentioned (see Fritzsche, Handb. in loc.): "The women also, with cords about them, sitting in the ways, burn bran for perfume," etc., referring to the infamous practice of prostitution mentioned by Herodotus (i, 199). SEE BABYLON.

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