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λεπτός 1 λέπω

I.peeled, husked, threshed out, Il.
2.fine, small, of dust, ashes, etc., id=Il., Soph., Ar.
3.thin, fine, delicate, of cloth, thread, etc., Hom., Eur.
4.of the human figure, thin, lean, meagre, Ar., Xen.: also slender, taper, Plat.
5.of space, like στενός, strait, narrow, Od.; ἐπὶ λεπτόν in a thin line, Xen.
6.generally, small, weak, impotent, μῆτις Il.; ἐλπίς Ar.; λ. ἴχνη faint traces, Xen.; τὰ λεπτὰ τῶν προβάτων small cattle, i. e. sheep and goats, Hdt.; λ. πλοῖα small craft, id=Hdt., etc.
7.light, slight, of sounds, Aesch.; λ. πνοαί light breezes, Eur.
8.of wine, light, Luc.
II.metaph. fine, subtle, refined, νοῦς, μῦθος Eur., etc.:— so adv., λεπτῶς μεριμνᾶν Plat.

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