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μύρον [ῠ], τό, sweet oil, unguent, perfume, Archil.31 (pl.), Alc.36, Sapph.Supp.23.18, Anacr.9, A.Fr.14 (pl.), Hdt.3.22; μύρον ἑψῆσαι Ar.Lys.946; ὄζω μύρου Id.Ec.524; μ. κατὰ τῆς κεφαλῆς καταχέαι Pl. R.398a; mixed with wine, Ael.VH12.31; various kinds in Dsc.1.42 sqq., Ath.15.688e sqq.; μ. Μενδήσιον, ἠθητόν, PCair.Zen.89.3, 436.1 (iii B. C.): prov., τὸ ἐπὶ τῇ φακῇ μ. sweet oil on lentils, i.e. 'a jewel of gold in a swine's snout', Cic.Att.1.19.2, cf. Stratt.45, Sopat.14, title of Menippean Satire by Varro.

2. place where unguents were sold, perfume-market, τὰ μειράκια ..τἀν τῷ μ. Ar.Eq.1375, cf. Polyzel.11; οἱ δ' ἐν τῷ μ. λαλεῖτε Pherecr.2; ἵσταται πρὸς τῷ μ. Eup.209.

3. metaph., anything graceful or charming, AP 5.89.