φολίς

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According to Beekes, from Pre-Greek. Has been also connected with Ancient Greek φελλός (phellós, cork).

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φολῐ́ς (pholísf (genitive φολῐ́δος); third declension

  1. (of reptiles) horny scale (opposed to λεπίς (lepís), used of fish’s scales)
  2. spot on a panther’s or leopard’s skin
  3. (in the phrase φολὶς λιθοκόλλητος) a ceiling in mosaic work
  4. a bandage

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