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χροιά , Ep. and Ion. χροιή , Il.14.164, Thgn.1017 (in Call.Lav. Pall.28 χροϊά χροίην codd.)), Att. χροιά and χρόα , the latter always in Pl. (v. infr.), also in Phld.D.3.9,
A.sign.5, al. (v. χρώς):—skin, esp. of the human body, hence the body itself, “παραδραθέειν φιλότητι χροιῇIl. l.c.; “κατὰ χροιὴν ῥέει ἱδρώςThgn. l.c.; “ὄζειν . . τῆς χρόας ἔφασκεν ἡδύ μουAr.Pl.1020; τὰ ἐξανθεῦντα ἐς τὴν χροιὴν (skin, surface) χροιῇ (colour, signf. 11) “ οἰδήμασι Arte9: cf. χρώς.
2. metaph., 'skin', i.e. surface, Pythagorean term, Arist.Sens.439a31, Placit.1.15.2, Theol.Ar.18(pl.); χ. ἐπίπεδος ib.10; so perh. in Epicur.Fr.81, Phld.Sign.5, al.
3. appearance to the eye, of heavenly bodies, Id.D.3.9.
III. in Music, nuance of a scale, Plu.2.1143e.—On the accent, v. Hdn.Gr.1.301, al.
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