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λευκόν , τό,
A.white, as a colour, τὸ λ. οἶδεν knows white from black, Ar.Eq.1279; opp. μέλαν, Pl.Prt.331d.
2. a white dress, λευκὸν ἀμπέχει are dressed in white, Ar.Ach.1024; “ἠμφιεσμένη λευκάId.Th. 840.
3. white of egg, Hp.Nat.Mul.32, Arist.GA753a35, Dsc.2.50.
4. τὰ λ. the whites of the eyes, Hp.Prog.2, Alex.222.9, cf. Arist.HA492a1.
5. τὰ λ. the menstrua alba of young girls, Id.GA738a26, HA581b2; more generally, Hp.Prorrh.1.80, Epid. 4.22.
6. of a white formation in testaceans, Arist.HA529a3.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (5):
    • Aristophanes, Knights, 1279
    • Aristophanes, Thesmophoriazusae, 840
    • Plato, Protagoras, 331d
    • Aristophanes, Acharnians, 1024
    • Hippocrates, Prognosticon, 2
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