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λυπρ-ός , ά, όν, (λυπέω, cf. λυπηρός)
A.distressful, wretched, poor, esp. of land, “γαῖαOd.13.243, cf. Hdt.9.122, Arist.HA556a4; of plants, Thphr.CP2.4.5; λ. τροφαί ib.6; of base coin, dub. l. in Id.Char.4.11; “μισθάριονD.L.10.4.
1. of persons, causing pain, offensive, “ἐμοί γε λυπρόςA.Eu.174 (lyr.); “λ. φανῇE.Med.301.
2. of states and conditions, painful, distressing, A.Pers.1034 (lyr.), E.Alc. 370, etc.; “τὸ τούτων λ.Id.Supp.38; f.l. in A.Ch.835 (lyr.).
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