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μήρ-υ_μα , ατος, τό,
A.that which is drawn out: strand of gut, Ph.Bel. 65.33; skein of such strands, Hero Bel.81.14; thread, Poll.7.29; μηρύματα λίθων, of fibrous stone, Plu.2.434a; of bitumen, J.BJ4.8.4; of ship's cordage, Plu.Cic.47; “μ. ἐρίουDem.Ophth. ap. Aët.7.53; kink in a string, Hero Aut.2.11.
II. a serpent's coil or trail, “δολιχῷ μ. γαστρόςNic.Th.160, 265 (μηρύγματι codd., cf. Hsch., Cyr.).
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    • Flavius Josephus, The Jewish War, 4.8.4
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