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γραφίον). A sharp-pointed instrument made of iron or bronze, used for writing on modern tablets covered with wax. The accom

Graphium. (Rich.)

panying illustration shows the graphium shut (the top figure) and opened (the bottom figure) (Suet. Caes. 82; Calig. 28). It is some eight inches in length. See Stilus.

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