ψῆφος

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From ψάω (psáō, to rub smooth, crumble)

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ψῆφος (psêphos) (genitive ψήφου) f, second declension

  1. a pebble
    1. a precious stone, gem
  2. (based on the uses made of such pebbles)
    1. a pebble used for reckoning, a counter
    2. a pebble used for a draught or chessman
    3. a pebble used for divination
    4. a pebble used for voting
      1. that which is carried by vote, a vote
      2. resolve, decree, judgment
      3. a place of voting, poll

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