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ἐλάτη [α^], ,
A.silver fir, Abies cephalonica, “ὑψηλήIl.5.560; περιμήκετος κετος 14.287; “οὐρανομήκηςOd.5.239, cf. Thphr.HP3.9.6, etc.; also, Abies pectinata, ib.5.8.3.
II. oar, as made of pine-wood, “λεύκαινον ὕδωρ ξεστῇς ἐλάτῃσινOd.12.172, cf. Il.7.5; later, ship or boat, E.Ph.208 (lyr.), Alc.444 (lyr.).
III. the spathe of the date inflorescence, Dsc.1.109.4 (but, = βόρασσος (q.v.), ib.5), cf. Epich.160, Gal.12.151.
IV. sea-weed supposed to resemble the fir, Cystoseira Abies-marina, Thphr.HP4.6.2.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (6):
    • Euripides, Alcestis, 444
    • Euripides, Phoenician Women, 208
    • Homer, Iliad, 5.560
    • Homer, Iliad, 14.287
    • Homer, Odyssey, 5.239
    • Homer, Iliad, 7.5
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