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βόστρυ^χ-ος , , heterocl. pl. βόστρυχα in AP5.259 (Paul. Sil.), 6.71 (Id.): acc. pl.
A.βόστρυχαςDionys.Av.2.7:—curl, lock of hair, Archil. 58, A.Ch.178, Ar.Nu.536, etc.: in sg. collectively, hair, “ἀμπέτασον β. ὤμοιςE.Hipp.202 (lyr.).
2. poet., anything twisted or wreathed, πυρὸς ἀμφήκης β. thunderbolt, A.Pr.1044: in pl., tendrils, Philostr. VA3.4.
3. metaph., ornament, τῆς ἠπείρου, of Smyrna, Aristid. Or.18(20).9; of Nicomedia, Lib.Or.61.12; ἑστίας χρυσοῦς β., of a son, Him. Or.23.7.
II. winged insect, perh.male of the glow-worm, Arist.HA551b26.
2. in pl., sea-weed, Dionys.Av. l.c.
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    • Aeschylus, Libation Bearers, 178
    • Aeschylus, Prometheus Bound, 1044
    • Euripides, Hippolytus, 202
    • Aristophanes, Clouds, 536
    • Philostratus the Athenian, Life of Apollonius of Tyana, 3.4
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