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strig·il
[strij-uhl]
NOUN
1.
an instrument with a curved blade, used especially by the ancient Greeks and Romans for scraping the skin at the bath and in the gymnasium.
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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Strigil

The strigil is a tool for the cleansing of the body by scraping off dirt, perspiration, and oil that were applied before bathing. In Ancient Greek and Roman cultures.

www.celluliteinvestigation.com/2010/11/strigils-skin-brushing.html

Nov 3, 2010 ... Strigils are a common bath instrument used in ancient Rome. Dry skin brushing helps with exfoliation, but I suspect a strigil would be a more ...

www.thegloss.com/beauty/beauty-trends-from-history-the-strigil-117

Nov 21, 2012 ... A strigil is just a dull blade, curved to get at all those curvy bits of the body. Here's a visual from an English archeologist who got very into ...

www.xojane.com/beauty/scrape-yourself-clean-with-le-edge

Jun 2, 2014 ... They did however use the strigil: a small, curved, metal tool used by both the Greeks and the Romans to scrape off dirt and dead skin.

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Strigil definition, an instrument with a curved blade, used especially by the ancient Greeks and Romans for scraping the skin at the bath and in the gymnasium.

www.wisegeek.com/what-is-a-strigil.htm

May 27, 2017 ... A strigil is a tool which is designed to scrape the skin after bathing, exercising, or taking a sauna. Strigils were used in both Ancient Greece and ...

www.getty.edu/art/collection/objects/6952/unknown-maker-strigil-roman-1st-century

Strigil; Unknown; Roman Empire; 1st century; Bronze; 22.3 × 3.1 × 11 cm (8 3/4 × 1 1/4 × 4 5/16 in.); 72.AC.101; J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, California.

healthandfitnesshistory.com/ancient-fitness-tools/greek-strigil

The strigil was an ancient Greco-Roman tool used to scrape oil, dirt, perspiration, and other contaminants off the skin. Learn more.