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Δι^ι_πετής (better Διειπετής , cf. Zenodor. ap. Sch.Od.4.477), ές, (πίπτω)
A.fallen from Zeus, i. e. from heaven, Ep. epith. of streams, fed or swollen by rain, Il.16.174, Od.4.477, Hes.Fr.217; νάματ᾽ οὐ δ., of stagnant water, E.Hyps.Fr.5(3).31; δ. ὕδατα, of rain, Plu.Mar. 21.
2. generally, divine, bright,χαλκόςEmp.100.9; “αἰθὴρ διϊπετήςdivine, holy, E.Ba.1267; δ. πυρσοῖς gleaming with fires, Id.Rh.43 (lyr.).
3. in continual flow, Hp.Mul.1.24 ( = διαυγής, καθαρός, Erot.).
4. διϊπετέες οἰωνοί, prob. hovering in the sky, h.Ven.4.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (5):
    • Euripides, Bacchae, 1267
    • Euripides, Rhesus, 43
    • Homer, Iliad, 16.174
    • Homer, Odyssey, 4.477
    • Plutarch, Caius Marius, 21
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