Word Summary
eidōlothytos: sacrificed to idols
Original Word: εἰδωλόθυτος
Transliteration: eidōlothytos
Phonetic Spelling: (i-do-loth'-oo-ton)
Part of Speech: Adjective
Short Definition: sacrificed to idols
Meaning: sacrificed to idols
Strong's Concordance
meat offered in sacrifice unto idols.

Neuter of a compound of eidolon and a presumed derivative of thuo; an image-sacrifice, i.e. Part of an idolatrous offering -- (meat, thing that is) offered (in sacrifice, sacrificed) to (unto) idols.

see GREEK eidolon

see GREEK thuo

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 1494: εἰδωλόθυτος

εἰδωλόθυτος, εἰδωλόθυτον (εἴδωλον and θύω), a Biblical and ecclesiastical word (Winers Grammar, 26; 100 (94)), sacrificed to idols; τό εἰδωλόθυτον and τά εἰδωλόθυτα denote the flesh left over from the heathen sacrifices; it was either eaten at feasts, or sold (by the poor and the miserly) in the market: Acts 15:29; Acts 21:25; 1 Corinthians 8:1, 4, 7, 10; 1 Corinthians 10:19, 28 (here L text T Tr WH read ἱερόθυτόν, which see); Revelation 2:14, 20. (Cf. Lightfoot on Galatians, p. 308f.)