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λευκαίνω , late aor. 1 inf. λευκᾶναι (v. infr.): pf. Pass.
A.λελεύκασμαιDiph.Siph. ap. Ath.2.54b, Orib.Fr.102:—make white, “λεύκαινον ὕδωρ ξεστῇς ἐλάτῃσινOd.12.172; “ἅλα ῥοθίοισι λ.E.Cyc.17; “ἐς γένυν ἕρπει λευκαίνων χρόνοςTheoc.14.70; plaster with whitening, “λευκᾶναι τὰ λευκώματαEphes.3p.148:—Pass., to be or become white, Arist.GA 730a6, Sopat.8, A.R.1.545, Diph.Siph.l.c.; to be clarified, of oil, Orib.l.c.
2. cause to appear white, of the effect of dawn on lamplight, E.IA157 (anap.).
II. Pass., have a sensation of whiteness, S.E.M.7.191, al.
III. intr., grow white, E.Hyps.Fr.34(60) i13, Arist.Pr.890a9, LXXLe.13.19; ἀφροῖο with foam, Nic.Al.170.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (5):
    • Euripides, Cyclops, 17
    • Euripides, Iphigeneia in Aulis, 157
    • Homer, Odyssey, 12.172
    • Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica, 1.545
    • Old Testament, Leviticus, 13.19
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