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σκῖρος , ,
A.hard (perh. chalk) land overgrown with bushes, scrub, Tab.Heracl.1.19; τῶν ξύλων . . τῶν ἐν τοῖς ς. ib.144; = πυρρώδης (ῥυπώδης cj. Mein.) γῆ acc. to Philet. ap. Hsch.; σκ[ε]ίρα (leg. σκῖρα . . χωρία ὕλην ἔχοντα εὐθετοῦσαν εἰς φρύγανα, Hsch.; σκ[ε]ῖρος: . . ἄλσος καὶ δρυμός, Id. (but opp. δρυμός, Tab.Heracl.; “ἠὲ ς. ἔην, νῦν αὖ θέτο τέρματ᾽ ἈχιλλεύςIl.23.332,333 as shortd. into one line by Aristarch. (here = ῥίζα, διὰ τὸ ἐσκιάσθαι acc. to Sch.T ad loc.).
2. hardened swelling or tumour, induration, Hp.Mul.1.18 (τὸν σκῖρον [σκίρρον codd.] “σκῦρον ὀνομάζειErot. s.v. σκυρωθῶσι), Sor.2.7 (σκύρου cod.), 9 (σκύρον cod.), 56, Gal.11.736, Aret.CD1.14 (σκίρρος codd.).
3. σκίρρος ,= γύψος, Suid. (cod. A in marg.); also σκίρρα , = γῆ λευκή, ὥσπερ γύψος, Id. (written σκίρα Id.s.v. σκίρος; γῆ
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