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Αἰθίοψ , οπος, , fem. Αἰθιοπίς , ίδος, Αἰθίοψ as fem., A.Fr.328, 329): pl.
A.ΑἰθιοπῆεςIl.1.423, whence nom. “ΑἰθιοπεύςCall.Del.208: (αἴθω, ὄψ):—properly, Burnt-face, i.e. Ethiopian, negro, Hom., etc.; prov., Αἰθίοπα σμήχειν 'to wash a blackamoor white', Luc.Ind. 28.
2. a fish, Agatharch.109.
II. Adj., Ethiopian, “Αἰθιοπὶς γλῶσσαHdt.3.19; “γῆA.Fr.300, E.Fr.228.4: Subst. Αἰθιοπίς, , title of Epic poem in the Homeric cycle; also name of a plant, silver sage, Salvia argentea, Dsc.4.104:— also Αἰθιόπιος , α, ον, E.Fr.349: Αἰθιοπικός , ή, όν, Hdt., etc.; Αἰ. κύμινον, = ἄμι, Hp.Morb.3.17, Dsc. 3.62:—Subst. Αἰθιοπία , , Hdt., etc.
2. red-brown, AP7.196 (Mel.), cf. Ach. Tat.4.5.
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    • Herodotus, Histories, 3.19
    • Homer, Iliad, 1.423
    • Lucian, Adversus indoctum et libros multos ementem, 28
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