φολίς

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  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /pʰo.lís/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /pʰoˈlis/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ɸoˈlis/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /foˈlis/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /foˈlis/
  • Noun[edit]

    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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