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ἐκμα^γεῖον , τό, (ἐκμάσσω)
A.napkin, Pl.Ti.72c, Meyer Ostr.62.5 (ii B.C.).
2. that which wipes off, gets rid of, αἵματος μέλανος, of the spleen, Aret.SD1.15; rough towel, Archig. ap. Gal.12.621, Paul.Aeg. 1.57.
II. that on or in which an impression is made, κήρινον . lump of wax, Pl.Tht.191c, cf. 196a; of matter (φύσις) as a recipient of impressions, Id.Ti.50c, Arist.Metaph.988a1; [σῶμα] “. αὐτῆς τῆς γενέσεωςOcell.2.3.
2. impress, mould, Pl.Tht.194d, 194e, Ph.1.279: metaph., ἐκμαγεῖον πέτρης impress of the rocks, of a fisherman who is always wandering over them, AP6.193 (Flacc.).
3. model, Pl. Lg.800b, 801d; “μηχανῆςProcop.Aed.2.3.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (9):
    • Plato, Laws, 801d
    • Plato, Laws, 800b
    • Plato, Theaetetus, 191c
    • Plato, Theaetetus, 194d
    • Plato, Theaetetus, 194e
    • Plato, Theaetetus, 196a
    • Plato, Timaeus, 50c
    • Plato, Timaeus, 72c
    • Aretaeus, De causis et signis acutorum morborum (lib. 2), 1.15
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