Word Summary
pniktos: strangled
Original Word: πνικτός
Transliteration: pniktos
Phonetic Spelling: (pnik-tos')
Part of Speech: Adjective
Short Definition: strangled
Meaning: strangled
Strong's Concordance

From pnigo; throttled, i.e. (neuter concretely) an animal choked to death (not bled) -- strangled.

see GREEK pnigo

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 4156: πνικτός

πνικτός, πνικτη, πνικτόν (πνίγω), suffocated, strangled: τό πνικτόν (what is strangled, i. e.) an animal deprived of life without shedding its blood, Acts 15:20, 29; Acts 21:25. ((Several times in Athen. and other later writ, chiefly of cookery; cf. our smothered as a culinary term.))