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μέρμερος , ον,
A.baneful, Hom. (only in Il.) always in neut. pl., μέρμερα μητίσασθαι to devise mischief, 10.48; “μ. ῥέζων11.502; “μ. μήσατο ἔργα10.289, cf. 524; in Hom. always of warlike deeds, “πολέμοιο μ. ἔργα8.453; but μ. ῥέζων, of Zeus, Orph.Fr.21a; μ. ἔργα γυναικῶν the ills that women work, Hes.Th.603; “μ. κακόνE.Rh. 509; “βλάβηLyc.949; “ἀδρανίηNic.Th.248.
II. of persons, captious, fastidious, Pl.Hp.Ma.290e; “ἔθνος ΛατίνωνD.P.350; μ. χρῆμα crafty creature, of a fox, Plu.2.988a; of a hound, Opp.C.1.490.— Ep. word, used in E. and Pl. ll. cc.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (7):
    • Hesiod, Theogony, 603
    • Homer, Iliad, 10.289
    • Homer, Iliad, 10.48
    • Homer, Iliad, 11.502
    • Homeric Hymns, Hymn 1 to Dionysus, 8.453
    • Plato, Greater Hippias, 290e
    • Euripides, Rhesus, 509
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