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ἔλα^φος , and ,
A.deer, Cervus elaphus, whether male, hart or stag, Il.3.24, etc.; or female, hind, 11.113, etc.; κεραός, ὑψίκερως, ib.475, Od.10.158; “κεροῦσσαS.Fr.89; “. βαλιαίE.Hipp.218 (anap.); “. ἀντὶ παρθένουLib.Ep.785.1; κραδίην ἐλάφοιο [ἔχων] with heart of deer. i.e. a coward, Il.1.225; “φυζακινῇς ἐλάφοισιν ἐοίκεσαν13.102, cf. Pl.La. 196e. (Fem. as a generic term, in Trag. and X.Cyn.9.11, 10.22, cf. “αἱ . τὰ κέρατα ἀποβάλλουσινArist.HA611a27.)
II. κέρας ἐλάφου hartshorn, Gp.13.8.2.
III. deerskin, “ἐλάφου πήραLongus3.15.
IV. a kind of cake, Ath.14.649e.
V. figure of a deer used as a weight, IG5(2).125 (Tegea, ii A.D.). (-φος as in ἔρι-φος, etc., ἐλα- from ἐλ-, cf. ἐλλός (from Ε᾿λνός), Lith. élnis 'stag'.)
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (11):
    • Euripides, Hippolytus, 218
    • Homer, Iliad, 11.113
    • Homer, Iliad, 1.225
    • Homer, Iliad, 3.24
    • Homer, Iliad, 13.102
    • Homer, Odyssey, 10.158
    • Plato, Laches, 196e
    • Xenophon, On Hunting, 10.22
    • Xenophon, On Hunting, 9.11
    • Sophocles, Ichneutae, 89
    • Longus, Daphnis & Chloe, 3.15
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