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λάπτω , fut. -ψω Il.16.161, (ἀπο-) Ar.Nu.811: aor.
A.ἔλαψαEpic. Alex.Adesp. 1.10, LXX Jd.7.5, (ἐξ-) Ar.Ach.1229: pf. “λέλα^φαId.Fr. 598:—Med., fut. λάψομαι ἐκ-) Id.Pax885: aor. “ἐλαψάμηνPherecr. 95:—lap with the tongue, of wolves, λάψοντες γλώσσῃσιν . . μέλαν ὕδωρ Il.l.c., cf. LXX l.c., Plu.2.971a; “πίνει τὰ καρχαρόδοντα λάπτονταArist.HA595a7; “τῇ γλώττῃ λ.Ael.NA6.53; cf. κάπτω.
2. drink greedily, “αἷμα λέλαφαςAr.Fr.l.c., cf. Epic.Alex.Adesp.l.c.; “οἶνονAth. 10.443e:—also in Med., λεπαστὴν λαψαμένοις gulp down, Pherecr. l.c.—In Ath.8.363a λαπάττειν shd. be restored for λάπτειν, unless it was an error of the writer, as in Eust.1413.3.
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    • Aristophanes, Clouds, 811
    • Aristophanes, Peace, 885
    • Homer, Iliad, 16.161
    • Aristophanes, Acharnians, 1229
    • Aristophanes, Clouds, 1.10
    • Aelian, De Natura Animalium, 6.53
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