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πίων [ι_], , , neut. πῖον, gen. πίονος (irreg. fem. πίειρα, q.v.),
2. of men, Ar.Ra.1092 (anap.), Pl.560 (anap.), Pl.R.422b.
II. metaph., of soil, rich, ἀγρός, δῆμος, etc., Il.23.832, 16.437, etc.; πίονα ἔργα rich crops, 12.283; “τέμενοςPi.P.4.56.
2. of persons and places, wealthy, abounding, οἶκος, νηός, Od.9.35, Il.2.549; “ἄδυτον5.512; “πίονας πλούτου πνοάςA.Ag.820; πίονι μέτρῳ in plenteous measure, Theoc.7.33, etc.; abundant, κλαυθμὸς π. LXX Ge.46.29 ; ἐν καταφορᾷ πίονι in a state of deep lethargy, Herod.Med. in Rh.Mus.58.79 (sed πλείονι ib.72) ; τὸ πῖον, v. λιπαρός 1.2.
3. fattening, fertilizing, “ΖέφυροςB.Fr.34 (Sup.).
III. Comp. πι_ότερος, as if from πῖος (q. v.), h.Ap.48, Arist.HA596a18, Thphr.CP2.4.5 : Sup., “πιότατον πεδίονIl. 9.577, cf. Hes.Op.585, Hp.Carn.4, Arist.HA600a31. Adv., “πιοτέρως διαιτᾶνHp.Aph.1.10. (Cf. Skt. p[imacracute]van-, fem. p[imacracute]varī 'fat', 'rich'.)
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