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λήκυ^θος (Dor. λάκυθος [α_] IG42(1).123.130 (Epid., iv B.C.)), ,
A.oil-flask, “δῶκεν δὲ χρυσέῃ ἐν ληκύθῳ ὑγρὸν ἔλαιονOd.6.79, cf. 215, Hp. Morb.4.51, Ph.Bel.102.41, etc.; casket for unguents, cosmetics, etc., S.Fr.130; “αἱ δὲ λήκυθοι μύρου γέμουσιAr.Pl.810, cf. Fr.207; buried or burnt with the dead, Id.Ec.538, 996, 1032, cf. IG14.865, CIG 8346k.
2. in pl., rhetorical bombast, Cic.Att.1.14.3, Plin.Ep.1.2.4.
II. projecting cartilage on the gullet, Adam's apple, = βρόχθος, Clearch.72.
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    • Cicero, Letters to Atticus, 1.14.3
    • Aristophanes, Ecclesiazusae, 996
    • Aristophanes, Ecclesiazusae, 1032
    • Aristophanes, Ecclesiazusae, 538
    • Aristophanes, Plutus, 810
    • Homer, Odyssey, 6.79
    • Sophocles, Ichneutae, 130
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