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μα?́γα^δ-ις , , gen.
A.μαγάδιδοςAth.14.634c; nom. pl. “μαγάδιδεςS.Fr.238 (anap.) codd. Ath., Phillis ap.Ath. 14.636b; also, dat. μαγάδι_ prob. in X.An.7.3.32, Anaxandr. 35; acc. “μάγαδινAlcm.91, Anacr. 18, cf. Poll.4.61 (-ι^ν Diog.Ath.1.10, ι_ν dub. in Anacr. l.c.); nom. pl. “μαγάδειςHsch.:—magadis, an instrument with twenty strings arranged in octaves, Lydian acc. to Ath.14.634f, but ascribed to the Thracians by Canthar.9, and derived from Thrac. pr. n. Μάγδις by Duris 28 J.; played with the finger, Aristox.Fr.Hist.66; = πηκτίς, ibid., Menaechm.4 J.
II. a Lydian flute or flageolet, producing a high and a low note together, Ion Trag. 23 (cf. Aristarch. ap. Ath.14.634d), Anaxandr. l.c., cf. Did. ap. Ath. 14.634e, Hsch. [μα^, but μα_- S.Fr.238 (anap.), nisi leg. μα^γαδῖδες.]
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    • Xenophon, Anabasis, 7.3.32
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