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μετήορος , ον, (ἀείρω) Ep. form of μετέωρος,
A.lifted off the ground, hanging, “τὰ δέ κ᾽ αὖτε μ. πάντα γένοιτοIl.8.26; [ἅρματα] ἀΐξασκε μ. leapt high into air, 23.369; “μετήορα δ᾽ αἶψ᾽ ἀνάειρεh.Merc.135; ἵππος . . μ. αὐχένα χαίταις with high-raised mane, A.R.4.1366; κεράων τὸ μ. the upper horn, Arat.794: Dor. πεδάοροι (so Stanley for πεδάμαροι) A.Ch.590 (lyr.).
II. metaph., wavering, inconstant, thoughtless, “μετήορα θρυλίζεινh.Merc.488.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (6):
    • Aeschylus, Libation Bearers, 590
    • Homer, Iliad, 23.369
    • Homer, Iliad, 8.26
    • Homeric Hymns, Hymn 4 to Hermes, 135
    • Homeric Hymns, Hymn 4 to Hermes, 488
    • Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica, 4.1366
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