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ὠμήλυ^σις , εως, ,
A.bruised meal of raw corn, esp. barley or wheat (hence with κριθίνη or πυρίνη added), used for poultices, Hp.Morb. 2.31, Nat.Mul.27, Gal.10.282, 19.156; applied without water, Id.12.863; written divisim, “μετὰ ὠμῆς λύσεωςDsc.3.24, Arching. ap. Gal.12.675, Gp.14.7.7. (Compd. of ὠμός and Α῎λυ^σις 'grinding', cf. ἄλεσις, ἀλέω, ἄλευρον, and foreg.; also perh. OE. ealu 'ale':—the form ὠμῆς λύσεως by popular etymology: “εἰρῆσθαι δὲ ὅτι οὐ φρυγόμενον ἀλήθεταιAB318.)
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