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ἠχέτης , ου, , Ep. ἠχέτα^ , Dor. ἀχέτας , ἀχέτα^ , (ἠχέω)
A.clear-sounding, musical, shrill, “δόναξ ἀχέταςA.Pr.575 (lyr.); “κύκνοςE.El.151 (lyr.); epith. of the cicada, chirping, “ἠχέτα τέττιξHes.Op.582, AP 7.201 (Pamphil.); ἀχέτατ. ib.213 (Arch.): abs., ἀχέτας, , the chirper, i.e. the male cicada, Anan.5.6, Ar.Pax1159 (lyr.), Av.1095 (lyr.), cf. Arist.HA532b16,556a20: Orph.A.1250 has Ep.acc. ἠχέτα πορθμόν the sounding strait.
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