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ἀλληγορ-έω , (ἀγορεύω)
A.interpret allegorically, “Ἕλληνες Κρόνον ἀλληγοροῦσι τὸν χρόνονPlu.2.363d, cf. 996b, Heraclit.All. 1 :—Pass., to be spoken allegorically, Ep.Gal.4.24 ; ἀλληγορεῖται Ἀπόλλων εἰς τὸν Ἥλιον, Sch.S.Aj.186.
2. abs., speak figuratively or metaphorically, Demetr.Eloc. 151,285; speak allegorically, J.AJProoem.
4. ἀλληγορ-ητής , οῦ, , allegorical expounder, Eust.123.32.
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