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λήμ-η , ,
A.a humour that gathers in the corner of the eye, rheum, Hp. VM19, Prog.2: in pl., sore eyes, Ar.Lys.301 (v. Sch.): metaph., τοῦ Πειραιέως λ. the eye-sore of Piraeus, of Aegina, Pericles ap.Arist. Rh.1411a15, Plu.Per.8; Κρονικαὶ λῆμαι old prejudices that dim the mind's eye, Ar.Pl.581; “ὄψεως λ. δεισιδαιμονίαPlu.2.1101c. (Cf. λάμας.)
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (5):
    • Aristophanes, Lysistrata, 301
    • Aristophanes, Plutus, 581
    • Hippocrates, Prognosticon, 2
    • Hippocrates, De prisca medicina, 19
    • Plutarch, Pericles, 8
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