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ξυστικός , ή, όν,
A.of or for scraping : -κή the art of polishing, Sch. D.T.p.110H.
2. corrosive,χυμόςPhylotim. ap. Ath.3.81b, Gal. Nat.Fac.2.9 ; “ξυστικὸν ἔχει τῶν ἐντέρωνAlex.Trall.Febr.I ; of plasters, Orib.Fr.88.
II. (ξυστός) taking exercise in a xystus: hence, athlete, xysticorum certationes Suet.Aug.45 ; “ἀνὴρ ξ.Gal.13.1023 ; “ξ. ἀθληταίBCH28.22 ; ξ. σύνοδος Athletic Association, “ ἱερὰ θυμελικὴ καὶ ξ. ς.OGI713.3 (Alexandria, iii A. D.) ; “ ἱερὰ ξ. περιπολιστικὴ οἰκουμενικὴ σύνοδοςIG14.956B19, cf. PLond.3.1178.2 (ii A. D.), etc.
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    • Galen, De naturalibus facultatibus, 2.9
    • Suetonius, Divus Augustus, 45
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