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λεπτύν-ω , fut. -
A.υ^νῶLXX Ps.17(18).42: aor. 1 “ἐλέπτυναHp.Epid. 6.1.5:—Pass., aor. “ἐλεπτύνθηνId.Aph.5.46: pf. “λελέπτυσμαιId.Morb.1.19, Arist.HA511b22; inf. “λελεπτύνθαιAth.12.552e: (λεπτός): —make thin or meagre, αἱ ταλαιπωρίαι λ. [τὰ πρόβατα] Arist.HA 596a29, cf. Pr.882a27; λ. τὸ σχῆμα [τῶν ταγμάτων] Plb.3.113.8 (cf. λεπτυσμός)“; φωνὴν βαρεῖαν . . λεπτύνωνBabr.103.5:—Pass., to be reduced, grow lean or slender, Hp.Aph.2.7, Arist.HA518b29, al.; “τοὺς ὤμους λεπτύνεσθαιX.Smp.2.17; λελεπτυσμένος -ισμένος cod.) κατὰ τὴν οὐράν, of a serpent, Philum.Ven.18.1; of things, to be rarefied, Damox.2.28, cf. Ph.1.642, S.E.M.10.25.
2. comminute or liquefy food in digestion, Plu.2.689d; -ύνουσα δίαιτα diet productive of thin humours, Gal.Vict.Att.3:—Pass., become fluid, opp. παχύνεσθαι, of foods, Hp.VM19; also -“όμενα εἰς πνεῦμα διακρίνεταιArist.Pr.966b14.
3. thresh, winnow, “λ. Δηοῦς καρπόνAP9.21.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (5):
    • Xenophon, Symposium, 2.17
    • Polybius, Histories, 3.113.8
    • Hippocrates, Aphorismi, 2.7
    • Hippocrates, De prisca medicina, 19
    • Hippocrates, Aphorismi, 5.46
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