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φηγός , Dor. φα_γός Theoc.9.20, ,
A.= δρῦς ἀγρία, Valonia oak, Quercus Aegilops, Thphr.HP3.3.1, 3.8.2, etc.: freq. in Il.(not in Od.), “Διὸς περικαλλέϊ φηγῷIl.5.693; “φηγῷ ἐφ᾽ ὑψηλῆ . . Διός7.60; παλαιὰ φ., of the oak of Dodona, S.Tr.171, cf. Hes.Frr.134.7, 212 (but “δρῦςS.Tr.1168).
II. acorn of the same tree, Ar.Pax1137 (lyr.), Pl.R. 372c, Theoc. l.c., D.Chr.6.62. (Cf. Lat. fāgus 'beech', OE. bóc 'beech'.)
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (7):
    • Aristophanes, Peace, 1137
    • Homer, Iliad, 7.60
    • Plato, Republic, 372c
    • Sophocles, Trachiniae, 1168
    • Sophocles, Trachiniae, 171
    • Homer, Iliad, 5.693
    • Dio Chrysostom, Orationes, 6.62
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