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lēvĭgo , āvi, ātum, 1, v. a. 2. lēvis, make smooth, to smooth (not in Cic.; syn. polio, dolo, limo).
II. Transf., to make small, bruise small, pulverize, levigate: “quae diligenter contrita levigantur,Col. 12, 41 fin.: “semina,id. 6, 17, 3: “galla cum austero vino levigata,id. 7, 5, 12; 9, 13, 5.— Hence, lēvĭgātus , a, um, P. a., smooth, slippery (post-class. and rare): “oleum levigatius et spissius est,Macr. S. 1, 12 med.
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