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αἷμα , ατος, τό,
2. of anything like blood, “ΒακχίουTim. Fr.7; “αἷ. σταφυλῆςLXXSi.39.26, cf. App.Anth.3.166 (Procl.).
b. dye obtained from ἄγχουσα, alkanet, PHolm.15.25, PLeid.X.99.3.
3. with collat. meaning of spirit, courage, “οὐκ ἔχων αἷμαpale, spiritless Aeschin.3.160; “τοὺς αἷμα φάσκοντας τὴν ψυχήν An. 405b4.
II. bloodshcd, murder, A.Ch.520, S.OT101; ὅμαιμον αἷ. a kinsman's murder, A.Supp.449; εἴργασται μητρῷον αἷ. E.Or. 285, cf. 406; αἶ. πράττειν ib.1139; “αἷμα συγγενὲς κτείναςS.Fr.799.3; αἷμα τραγοκτόνον shedding of goat's blood, E.Ba.139; ἐφ᾽ αἵματι φεύγειν to avoid trial for murder by going into exile, SIG58 (Milet., V B.C.), D.21.105; “αἷμα συγγενὲς φεύγωνE.Supp.148: pl. in this sense, A.Ch.66,650, freq. in E., never in S.; αἵματασύγγονα brothers' corpses, E.Ph.1502:—concrete, νεακόνητον αἷ. keen-edged death, i. e. a sword, S.El.1394 (expl. by μάχαιρα, Hsch.).
2. concrete, of a person, “ Διὸς . . αἷμαIG14.1003.1, cf. 1389 ii4, etc.
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