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ἀπομύσσω , Att. ἀπό-ττω ,
A.wipe the nose, “ῥῖναAP11.268; “σεαυτόνArr.Epict.1.6.30:—Med., blow one's nose, Ar.Eq.910, X.Cyr.1.2.16, Thphr.Char.19.4, AP7.134, etc.; “ὑδατώδη .Arist.Pr.897a31; βραχίονι, ἀγκῶνιἀ., Plu.2.631d, D.L.4.46.
II. metaph., stop his drivel, Pl.R.343a.
2. Pass., to be wiped clean, i.e. cheated,γέρων ἀπεμέμυκτ᾽ ἄθλιοςMen.493 (Act. in Hsch.).
III. snuff a wick, Com.Adesp.847. (Cf. μυκτήρ, μύξα, Lat. mūcus, emungo.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (4):
    • Aristophanes, Knights, 910
    • Plato, Republic, 343a
    • Xenophon, Cyropaedia, 1.2.16
    • Theophrastus, Characters, 19.4
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