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φολι^δ-ωτός , ή, όν,
A.clad in scales, of reptiles, opp. λεπιδωτός (of fishes), Arist.PA692b11, cf. HA490b24, al.; also of the signs Scorpio and Pisces, Heph.Astr.1.1; θώραξ φ. a coat of mail of small metal plates overlapping one another, scale-armour, Posidipp.26.8, Arr.Tact.3.5 (pl.); “φ. χιτώνHld.9.15, v. l. for στολιδ- in X.Cyr.6.4.2; “φ. φιάληornamented with a pattern of scales, Inscr.Délos1414aii 20, cf. 1416 Ai 100 (ii B. C.); παροψίδες, ὀξύβαφα, BGU781 i6, ii14 (i A. D.); also of the catkins of the filbert, “μόρια φ.imbricated, Thphr.HP3.5.6.
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    • Xenophon, Cyropaedia, 6.4.2
    • Arrian, Tactica, 3.5
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