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παράσημ-ον , τό,
A.marginal mark or note, “παράσημα ποιεῖσθαιArist.SE177b6.
II. distinguishing mark, in various senses : ensign of a ship, παρασήμῳ Διοσκούροις with the Dioscuri as the sign or emblem, Act.Ap.28.11, cf. Plu.2.162a ; of a city, ib.399f ; of patricians and plebeians, Id.Cor. 20 ; τὰ τῆς ἡγεμονίας π. Id.Ant.33 ; “τὸ π. ἐπετίθεντο τῇ κεφαλῇ οἱ τῶν Περσῶν βασιλεῖςAth. 12.514a, cf. PGnom.194 (ii A. D.) π. στρατηγικά, = Lat. insignia praetoria, Plu.Sull.9 ; characteristic mark, τὸ βασιλικὸν τῆς ἐσθῆτος π., i.e. its purple colour, Eun. VS p.456 B.; βασιλικὰ π. Id.Hist.p.239 D.; τῷ π. τοῦ σχήματος by the badge of his costume, App.BC1.16 ; figs are called τὸ π. τῶν Ἀθηνῶν, Alex.117 ; εἰ τὸ . . λαλεῖν ἦν τοῦ φρονεῖν π. Nicostr.Com.27 ; τὰ τοῦ πένθους π. 'the trappings and the suits of woe', Plu.2.118b ; “τέχνας μὲν παράσα_μον ἔχει τάφοςIG12(1).150 (Rhodes) ; indication, ταῦτα τοῦ μὴ Ῥωμαῖον εἶναι π. Plu.Caes. 29.
b. π. σωματικά birthmarks, Ptol.Tetr.122, cf. Porph. Gaur.5.2.
2. password, Plu.2.598b.
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