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μολύβδ-αινα , ,
A.piece of lead, used as the sink of a fishing-line, Il.24.80.
2. bullet, “μ. χερμαδίαLuc.Lex.5.
3. plumb in a mason's line, Poll.7.125, 10.147.
II. a metallic substance, prob. sulphuret of lead, galena, Hp.Mul.2.188, Arist.GA735b16, Dsc.5.85, Plin.HN34.173.
III. a plant, Plumbago europaea, ib. 25.155.
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    • Homer, Iliad, 24.80
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