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ψακάς 1 ψάω

I.any small piece broken off, a grain, morsel, bit, ἀργυρίου μηδὲ ψακάς, i.e. not even a silver penny, Ar.; collectively, ψάμμου ψεκάς grains of sand, Anth.
II.a drop of rain; and collectively, drizzling rain, ὕσθησαν αἱ Θῆβαι ψακάδι Hdt.; ψακὰς δὲ λήγει drops are ceasing, i.e. a storm is coming, Aesch.:—generally, rain, Eur.; ψακάδι φοινίας δρόσου with a sprinkling of bloody dew, Aesch.
2.Comic name for a sputterer, Ar.

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