Fine linen in ancient Greece, usually dyed purple.

Dictionary of the English textile terms. 2014.

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  • AMORGOS — insul, una ex iis, quas plerique Sporadas, Steph. vero et Eustathius Cycladas esse statuunt. Item, castellum quoddam, in Insul. Patria Simonidis Poetae, quihinc Amorginus dictus, Strab. l. 10. Sunt qui Amorgon insulam, ex qua ἀμόργη purpurae… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

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