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προμύσσω , Att. προμυ?́-ττω ,
A.snuff a lamp, “τὸν λύχνονAr.V.249 (prob. for πρόβυσον, cf. loc., Poll.2.72, 6.103), Plu.2.798b.
2. metaph., extort money from, τινα Hp.Praec.4.
3. λύχνον ἑαυτὸν προμύσσουτα a lamp which trims itself, pushes out its own wick, dub. cj. for προσμύσσοντα in Hero Spir. 1.34.
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    • Aristophanes, Wasps, 249
    • Hippocrates, Praeceptiones, 4
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