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λεπρ-ός , ά, όν,
A.scaly, scabby, rough, of places, cj. Coraës in Hp.Aër.13, 24, etc.; so “βουνὸς λ.Schwyzer 289.169 (Priene, ii B.C.); “ἀκταὶ λ.Lyc.642; Λ. ἀκτή as pr.n., Hippon.47.
II. leprous, Thphr.CP2.6.4, LXX Le.13.44: as Subst., leper, Ev.Marc.1.40, etc.; λ. ὄνυχες, prob. psoriasis unguium, Hp.Liqu.4, Dsc.2.114; τὸ λ., = λέπρα, , LXX 4 Ki.5.11; ἱμάντας ἐκ λεπρῶν (sc. δερμάτων, for the toughest leather, acc. to Sch., was supposed to be made of mangy skins) Ar.Ach.724 (but Sch. prefers ἐκ Λεπρῶν, pr. n. of a Tannery outside the walls); “λ. βαυβώνHerod. 6.36.
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    • Aristophanes, Acharnians, 724
    • Old Testament, 2 Kings, 5.11
    • Old Testament, Leviticus, 13.44
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