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χερμ-άδιον [α^], τό,
A.large stone, boulder, such as were used for missiles by the heroes of the Il., “ὀκριόεν4.518; “μεγάλα11.265, cf. 14.410; “ δὲ χερμάδιον λάβε χειρὶ . . , μέγα ἔργον, οὐ δύο γ᾽ ἄνδρε φέροιεν5.302, 20.285; twice in Od., ἀνδραχθέσι χερμαδίοισι βάλλον, of the Laestrygones, 10.121, cf. 21.371.
II. = χερμάς 1, Aen. Tact.38.6.—Not a Dim. of χερμάς, but neut. of an Adj. χερμάδιος , ον, of the shape or size of a χερμάς, μολύβδαιναι χερμάδιοι leaden balls for arm-exercises, Luc.Lex.5.
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