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Ζέφυ^ρος , , any
A.westerly wind, “Βορέης καὶ Ζ., τώ τε Θρῄκηθεν ἄητονIl.9.5: coupled with Νότος, 21.334; opp. Εὖρος, Od.5.332, 19.206; Ζ. δυσαής, ἔφυδρος, 5.295, 14.458; “ψυχρόςArist.Pr.946a17; but εὐδιεινὸς καὶ ἥδιστος ib.943b21; “ὁπότε νέφεα Ζ. στυφελίξῃIl.11.305; ἅμα πνοιῇ Ζεφύροιο θέοιμεν, of horses, 19.415; later, the due West wind, opp. ἀπηλιώτης, Arist.Mete.363b12, cf.Mu.394b26; but rather northwest in Id.Pol.1290a19. (Prob. cogn. with ζόφος, cf. ζοφόπνοια.)
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