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μόριον , τό, prop. Dim. of μόρος,
A.piece, portion, Hdt.7.23, Pl.R.525e, etc.; of quarters of the world, Hdt.2.16; parts of a country, Th.7.58; of an army, Id.2.39; “ψυχῆς μ.E.Andr.541 (anap.); “βραχεῖ μορίῳ τῆς δαπάνηςTh.8.46; “ἐν βραχεῖ μ. ἡμέραςId.1.85, cf. 141; “ψαμάθου μ. βραχύAP7.404.7 (Zon.).
2. esp. of the members or parts of the body, Id.HA488b29; περὶ ζῴων μορίων, title of the treatise de partibus animalium: in pl., esp. parts or genitals, male and female, “ἀνδρεῖα μόριαLuc.Vit.Auct.6; “τὰ γεννητικὰ μ.D.S.1.85; “τὰ μόριαPlu.2.797f: less freq. in sg., μ. ἀνδρὸς γόνιμον ib.323b, cf. Gal. 12.431; “μ. γυναικεῖονLuc.DMort.28.2.
3. of persons, member of a council, etc., Arist.Pol.1282a37.
III. Gramm., part of speech, D.H.Comp.6, A.D.Pron.36.21, al.; in full, “μ. λέξεωςD.H. Comp. 17; “μ. λόγουPlu.2.731e.
2. prefix or suffix, opp. μέρος (part of a word), Corn.ND13, EM141.47,809.9.
IV. Arith., fraction with 1 for numerator, Dioph. 1p.6T.; also, fraction in general, Id.5.20,al.; denominator of a fraction, Id.1.23, al., Hero *Stereom.2.16; μορίου or ἐν μορίῳ c. gen., divided by . . , Dioph.3.19, 1.25.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (15):
    • Euripides, Andromache, 541
    • Herodotus, Histories, 2.16
    • Herodotus, Histories, 7.23
    • Plato, Laws, 696b
    • Plato, Republic, 525e
    • Plato, Gorgias, 463d
    • Thucydides, Histories, 7.58
    • Thucydides, Histories, 1.85
    • Thucydides, Histories, 2.39
    • Thucydides, Histories, 8.46
    • Lucian, Vitarum auctio, 6
    • Lucian, Dialogi mortuorum, 28.2
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 1.85
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, De Compositione Verborum, 17
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, De Compositione Verborum, 6
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