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Μήλιος , α, ον, Dor. Μάλ - IG5(1).1B1 (Sparta, v B.C.), 12(3).1097, al. (Melos):—
A.from the island of Meios, Melian, Thgn.672, Th.3.91, etc.; λιμὸς M., prov. of famine, because of the extremities to which the island was reduced at its siege, Ar.Av.186.
II. Μηλία, with or without γῆ, a greyish aluminous earth, which painters mixed with mineral colours, to give them consistency, Dsc.5.159 (γῆ
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