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-squāmo , no
I.perf., ātum, 1, v. a., to scale off, to scale.
I. Prop.: “pisces,Plaut. Aul. 2, 9, 1.—
II. Transf.
A. To peel off, to rub, scour, clean off: corticem, Plin. 23, 7, 70, § 134: “corpus (vitis),id. 17, 24, 37, § 227: “terrenum,to shake off, scrape off, id. 25, 8, 54, § 97 et saep.: rador, subvellor, desquamor, pumicor, ornor, Lucil. ap. Non. 95, 15.—
B. Dēsquāmāta , ōrum, n. In medic. lang., parts of the body from which the skin has been rubbed off, excoriated parts, Gr. ἀποσύρματα, Plin. 22, 25, 68, § 139; 24, 11, 55, § 93 al.
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