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κύδ-ιστος , η, ον, Sup. of κυδρός,
A.most honoured, noblest, in Hom. freq. of Zeus and Agamemnon, “Ζεῦ κύδιστε μέγιστεIl.2.412, al.; “Ἀτρεΐδη κ.1.122, al.; of Athena, 4.515, Od.3.378; of Hera, h.Ven.42; of Leto, h.Ap.62; of Anchises, h.Ven.108; “κύδιστ᾽ ἈχαιῶνA.Fr.238 (lyr.).
2. of things, greatest, “κύδιστ᾽ ἀχέωνId.Supp.13 (anap.): in Trag., Comp. κυ_δίων [ι_], ον, gen. ονος, τί μοι ζῆν δῆτα κύδιον; what profits it me to live? E.Alc.960 (s.v.l.), cf. Andr.639 (v.l. κύδιστον).
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (10):
    • Aeschylus, Suppliant Maidens, 13
    • Euripides, Alcestis, 960
    • Euripides, Andromache, 639
    • Homer, Iliad, 2.412
    • Homer, Iliad, 4.515
    • Homer, Odyssey, 3.378
    • Homeric Hymns, Hymn 3 to Apollo, 62
    • Homeric Hymns, Hymn 5 to Aphrodite, 108
    • Homeric Hymns, Hymn 5 to Aphrodite, 42
    • Homer, Iliad, 1.122
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