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λεύκ-ωμα , ατος, τό,
A.tablet covered with gypsum, used as a public notice-board, ἐς λ. γράψαι, ἀναγράφειν, Lys.9.6, Lex ap.D.24.23, IG12(5).647.40 (Ceos), PHib.1.29.9 (iii B.C.), etc.: hence ἐν λευκώμασιν γραφῆναι to be posted in a list of defaulters, 'to be sold up', App.Prov.2.63; of the proscription-list, D.C.47.3; of the album of senators, Id.55.3: hence οἱ τοῦ λ. senators, Procop.Arc.29.
II. whiteness, Arist.Phgn.813a28.
2. a white spot in the eye, caused by a thickening of the cornea, PGrenf.1.33.14 (ii B.C.), Dsc.3.84, Gal. 14.775, Sammelb.4414.6 (ii A.D.), Aët.7.39 tit.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (5):
    • Demosthenes, Against Timocrates, 23
    • Lysias, For the Soldier, 6
    • Cassius Dio, Historia Romana, 47.3
    • Cassius Dio, Historia Romana, 55.3
    • Procopius, Historia Arcana (Anecdota), 29
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