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λέμμα , ατος, τό, (λέπω)
A.that which is peeled off, rind, husk, Hp.Mul. 2.117, Ar.Av.674, Alex.266.3; “τῆς . . σαρκοειδοῦς φύσεως λ.Pl.Ti. 76a.
2. ἰχθύων λέμματα scales, Poll.6.51.
3. metaph., a mere husk, of one who has been swindled, Anaxil.33.5.
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    • Aristophanes, Birds, 674
    • Plato, Timaeus, 76a
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