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δα^φοινός , όν ή, όν Opp.C.3.440; δαφοινή as etym. of δάφνη in Corn.ND32), epith. of savage animals,
A.tawny (as expld. by most Gramm., though some also give blood-reeking),δαφοινὸν δέρμα λέοντοςIl.10.23; “δράκων ἐπὶ νῶτα δαφοινός2.308; “θῶες δ.11.474; λαῖφοςδ᾽ ἐπὶ νῶτα δαφοινὸν λυγκὸς ἔχειh.Pan.23; πῆμα δ., of the dragon Python, h.Ap.304; “δ. ἀετόςA.Pr.1022; “λεόντων δ. ἴλαE.Alc.581 (lyr.); “δ. ἄγραtawny, Pi.N.3.81.
2. metaph., “δ. ΚῆρεςHes.Sc. 250; “δαλόςA.Ch.607 (lyr.).
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (8):
    • Aeschylus, Libation Bearers, 607
    • Aeschylus, Prometheus Bound, 1022
    • Euripides, Alcestis, 581
    • Hesiod, Shield of Heracles, 250
    • Homer, Iliad, 11.474
    • Homer, Iliad, 2.308
    • Homer, Iliad, 10.23
    • Homeric Hymns, Hymn 19 to Pan, 23
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