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ἔντερον , τό,
A.piece of the guts or intestines, ἐϋστρεφὲς ἔντερον οἰός a string of sheep's gut, Od.21.408: elsewh. in Hom. always pl., “ἔντεραguts, bowels, Il.13.507,al., cf. A.Ag.1221, Ar.Eq.1184, Ra. 476, Pl.Ti.73a: in sg., gut, bowel, Arist.HA524b13; “τοὔντερον τῆς ἐμπίδοςAr.Nu.160; collectively, bowels, Arist.HA514b13, al.; womb, belly, Archil.142, cf. Luc.Lex.6; ἐπὶ μετρίῳ ἐντέρῳ for moderation in eating, LXX.Si.34.20, cf. AP9.170 (Pall.): metaph., inside of fruit, ib.14.57.
II. ἔντερα γῆς earth-worms, Arist.IA705b28, 709a28, Arat.959, Numen. ap. Ath.7.305a; but worm-casts, Arist.HA570a16, Thphr.Sign.42, Nic.Th.388.
III. bag made of gut, Hp.Morb.3.1. (I.-E. *en-tero-, Comp. of *en 'in'.)
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    • Aeschylus, Agamemnon, 1221
    • Aristophanes, Frogs, 476
    • Aristophanes, Knights, 1184
    • Homer, Iliad, 13.507
    • Homer, Odyssey, 21.408
    • Plato, Timaeus, 73a
    • Aristophanes, Clouds, 160
    • Lucian, Lexiphanes, 6
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