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λι^γυ^ρός , ά, όν, Boeot. fem. λιγουρά (q.v.),
A.clear, shrill, “ὦρτο δὲ κῦμα πνοιῇ ὕπο λιγυρῇIl.23.215, cf. 5.526, 13.590; of a whip, 11.532, S.Aj. 242 (anap.); ἀκόνα (v. ἀκόνη; λιγυρὰ ἄχεα griefs which vent themselves in shrill wailings, E.Med.205 (lyr.); also (like λιγύς), of a clear, sweet sound, as of the Sirens, “λιγυρῇ θέλγουσιν ἀοιδῇOd.12.44; λιγυρὴν ἔντυνον ἀοιδήν ib.183; of a bird, Il.14.290; of locusts, Hes.Op.583; “λ. σύριγγεςId.Sc.278: metaph., of poets, Id.Op.659; “ἀοιδάTheoc. 15.135, etc.: neut. pl. as Adv., “λιγυρὰ ἀείδεινThgn.939: regul. Adv. -“ρῶςTheoc.8.71.—Poet. word, used occasionally in Prose, λιγυρὸν ὑπηχεῖ echoes shrilly, Pl.Phdr.230c; φωνὴ λ., opp. λαμπρά, Arist. HA616b31, cf. Aud.804a29 (Comp.): also in later Prose, Plu.2.974a, Luc.Salt.72, Phal.1.11, etc.
II. pliant, flexible, of dogs' tails, X.Cyn. 4.1.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (15):
    • Euripides, Medea, 205
    • Hesiod, Shield of Heracles, 278
    • Hesiod, Works and Days, 583
    • Hesiod, Works and Days, 659
    • Homer, Iliad, 11.532
    • Homer, Iliad, 13.590
    • Homer, Iliad, 14.290
    • Homer, Iliad, 23.215
    • Homer, Iliad, 5.526
    • Homer, Odyssey, 12.44
    • Plato, Phaedrus, 230c
    • Sophocles, Ajax, 242
    • Xenophon, On Hunting, 4.1
    • Isocrates, Ad Antipatrum, 4
    • Lucian, De saltatione, 72
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