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φα^λακρ-ός , ά, όν, (φαλός, ἄκρος)
A.baldheaded, Anacr.68, Hdt. 3.12, 4.23, Hp.Aph.6.34, Pl.R.495e, Sammelb. 4637.16 (ii B. C.), etc.; prop. bald on the crown, Arist.HA518a27; “φ. τὴν κεφαλήνLuc.Luct. 16; “πρόσωπον φαλακρόνE.Cyc.227; “οἱ φαλακροίAr.Nu.540 (lyr.), Pax767 (lyr.), etc.: prov. of labour in vain, “φαλακρῷ κτένας δανείζεινPlu. Prov.26; “φαλακρὸν τίλλεινSuid.
2. like a bald head, blunt, knobbed, φ. σιδήρια of cauterizing irons, Hp.Art.11; στρογγύλωσις ib.61; φαλακρότερος (v.l. -ώτερος)“ εὐδίαςSophr.108.
3. bald spot,ἔχειν φαλακρόν τιναAnon.Incred.17.
II. φ. name of a fallacy, D.L.2.108. [φα^λα^κρός E.l.c., Ar.Nu.540.]
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    • Aristophanes, Clouds, 540
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    • Plato, Republic, 495e
    • Hippocrates, Aphorismi, 6.34
    • Hippocrates, De articulis, 11
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