1) to bridle or stop up the mouth
2) metaphorically to stop the mouth, reduce to silence
Part of Speech: verb
From G1909 and G4750; to put something over the mouth, that is, (figuratively) to silence: - stop mouths.
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These two sites give similar information, with the definition from several dictionaries and statistics on the use of the word.
Perseus Digital Library
University of Chicago's Logion lexicon
Thayer's dictionary plus other information.
From this site's dictionary (in Italian)
Click on the first column to search for that word as a form of the root ἐπιστομίζω; click on the second column to search for that grammatical form of the root ἐπιστομίζω; click on the third column to search for that word and grammatical form; click on the total to search for the root ἐπιστομίζω.