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μόσχος (B), , ,
A.calf, young bull, which form the god Apis was believed to assume, Hdt.3.28, cf. 2.41, PCair.Zen.78.6 (iii B.C.), Sammelb. 6279.7 (iii B. C.): as fem., heifer, young cow, “μόσχους ἀμέλγεινE.Cyc.389, cf. Ba.736; πεζαὶ μ., = ἑταῖραι, Eup.169; ᾁδειν ἐπὶ μόσχῳ for the prize of a calf (nisi leg. ἐπὶ Μόσχῳ), Ar.Ach.13.
2. metaph., boy, E.IA1623: as fem., girl, maid, Id.Hec.526, Andr.711, etc.
3. any young animal, Id.IT163, Ba.1185 (both lyr.); even of birds, “μ. χελιδόνοςAchae.47.
4.μ. θαλάσσιοςseal, Edict.Diocl.8.37.
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