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χυ_λ-ός , , (χέω)
A.juice in general, opp. ὕδωρ, Ocell.2.3, cf. Iamb. in Nic.p.81 P.; in various uses:
I. juice of plants,χυλῶν στακτῶν εἴτε ἀνθῶν καρπῶνPl.Criti.115a, cf. Arist.HA596b15, Col. 796a23, Aud.802a15, Thphr.HP6.4.6, LXX 4 Ma.6.25.
b. decoction, Dsc.Eup.1.55; but distd. fr. ἀφέψημα, Id.1.105.
2. of animal juices, Hp.Alim.11,14, Arist.Col.794a21.
3. juice produced by the digestion of food, chyle, Gal.UP4.3.
4. barley-water, gruel, having the barley or groats strained off, whereas πτισάνη was taken unstrained, “πτισάνης χ.Hp.Acut.6, cf. Cratin.297 (lyr.), Ephipp.13.6 (anap.): pl., Anaxipp.1.46.
II. = χυμός 11, flavour, taste, Gorg. ap.S.E.M.7.85, v.l. in Arist.EN1118a28; “αἱ διὰ χυλῶν ἡδοναίEpicur. Fr.67, cf. Ep.3.p.63U., Diocl.Fr.112, Phld.Mus.p.103K.; “κατ᾽ ὀσμὴν καὶ χρόαν καὶ χυλόνId.Sign.27: metaph., χ. στωμυλμάτων, φιλίας, Ar.Ra.943, Pax997 (anap.). (Gal.11.450 distinguishes χυλός juice fr. χυμός flavour, attributing this usage to Aristotle and later writers, whereas earlier authors used χυμός in both senses: the Mss. vary.)
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    • Aristophanes, Frogs, 943
    • Aristophanes, Peace, 997
    • Plato, Critias, 115a
    • Hippocrates, De diaeta in morbis acutis, 6
    • Hippocrates, De alimento, 11
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