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πτίσσω , Pherecr.183, Ar.Fr.339, Att. πτίττω ib.271 (prob. l.), Luc.Herm.79, v.l. in Pherecr. l.c.: aor.
A.ἔπτι^σαHdt.2.92:—Pass., aor. “ἐπτίσθηνGp.12.23.2, (περι-) Thphr.HP4.4.10: pf. “ἔπτισμαιHp.VM14, Arist.HA595b10:—winnow grain, Hp. l.c. (Pass.), Pherecr. l.c., etc.; πτισσουσῶν ᾠδή the song of women winnowing, Ar.Fr.339.
II. bray in a mortar, “τὸ ἐκ μέσου τοῦ λωτοῦHdt. l.c., cf. D.L.9.59, Luc. l.c. (Cf. Lat. pinso, Skt. piná[snull ][tnull ]i 'pound'.)
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    • Herodotus, Histories, 2.92
    • Hippocrates, De prisca medicina, 14
    • Lucian, Hermotimus, 79
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