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ἐπιπλοκή , ,
A.plaiting together, ῥίζαι κατ᾽ ἐπιπλοκὴν δασεῖαι matted roots, Dsc.4.187; ἐπιπλοκαὶ ἀτόμων entanglements, Ph.2.489: metaph., “τῶν αἰτίων πρὸς ἄλληλαPlot.3.1.2.
2.. union, intercourse, “πρὸς ἀλλήλουςPlb.5.37.2; “τῶν βαρβάρωνStr.14.2.28; “εἰς τοὺς τόπουςPlb.2.12.7 (but . εἰς Πελοπόννησον intermeddling with the affairs of P., Id.4.3.3): c. dat., Phld.Ir.p.47 W.; connexion of people with one another, Stoic.3.90, 161 (pl.); φίλων ἐπιπλοκαὶ ἑστιατικαί friendly relations . . , ib.254; sexual intercourse, D.S.4.9, Plu.Sol.20 (pl.), etc.
3.. combination of styles, in pl., D.H.Dem.37, Hermog.Stat. 5; concatenation of cause with effect, Chrysipp.Stoic.2.293,265.
4.. complexity, confusion, muddle, “τοῦ βίουMen.16.8D.; . σοφιστικαί involved arguments, Metaph.270.30.
5.. Gramm., insertion of a letter, Ath.7.324d, Hdn.Gr.2.928; combination, στοιχείων, λέξεων, A.D.Synt.3.11, 4.10.
b.. alloying of metals, Ps.Democr. p.54B.
c.. mixed nature of disease, Gal.Sect.Intr.6; esp. of fevers, Id.7.370, al.
6.. in Metre, conversion of rhythms by change in order of syllables, Mar. Vict.p.63K.; also, a group of rhythms thus related, . δυαδικὴ τετράσημος, τρίσημος, ibid., cf. Juba ib.p.94K., Sch.Heph.p.110C., al.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (7):
    • Strabo, Geography, 14.2.28
    • Polybius, Histories, 2.12.7
    • Polybius, Histories, 4.3.3
    • Polybius, Histories, 5.37.2
    • Plutarch, Solon, 20
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 4.9
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, De Demosthene, 37
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