supercilium

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Noun1.Supercilium - the arch of hair above each eyesupercilium - the arch of hair above each eye  
hair - a covering for the body (or parts of it) consisting of a dense growth of threadlike structures (as on the human head); helps to prevent heat loss; "he combed his hair"; "each hair consists of layers of dead keratinized cells"
venae palpebrales - veins of the eyelids
face, human face - the front of the human head from the forehead to the chin and ear to ear; "he washed his face"; "I wish I had seen the look on his face when he got the news"
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107,15 quae salamandra supercilia tua exussit?: Gegen Dousas von den meisten Herausgebern gebilligte Emendation exussit macht Vannini geltend, dass etlichen Quellen zufolge der Salamander die Haare nicht verbrenne', sondern schlicht ihren ,Ausfall' bewirke (191f.)--was fur das uberlieferte excussit spreche.
Near the close of the whole piece the (spurious) imminence of Night is again insisted upon, now with mock-trepidation and a slightly grotesque image which Masson thinks may refer to the physical appearance of the next speaker, who will shortly reply to Milton's speech: "Sed nigra video Noctis supercilia, & sentio atras insurgere tenebras; recedendum est, ne me nox improvisam opprimat" [But I see the black eyebrows of Night and I feel the dark shadows arising; I must retire lest Night overwhelm me unawares (CE 12:146-47; YP 1:232)].