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πλάτη [α^], Dor. πλάτα , , (πλατύς)
A.flat or broad object:
1. blade of an oar: and generally, oar, A.Ag.695 (lyr.), S.Aj.358(lyr.), E. Hec.39, al.; “ναυτίλῳ π.by ship, by sea, S.Ph.220; οὐρίῳ π. with a fair voyage, ib.355; “βάρβαρος π.E.Hel.192(lyr.); “πλάτῃ φυγεῖνId.IT242; οἷον πλάταις, of the tails of some crustacea, Arist.PA684a3; ὥσπερ πτερύγια πλάτας, of the feet of others, ib.13; of the membranes or lobes attached to the toes of certain birds, ib.694b5.
2. χερσαία π. winnowing fan, or (as others expl.) shepherd's crook, Lyc.96.
3. in pl., shoulder-blades, Hp.Loc.Hom.6, Poll.2.133, Hsch.: sg., SIG 1024.7 (Myconos, iii/ii B.C.).
b. broad ribs, Poll.2.181.
4. sheet of papyrus, AP13.21 (Theodorid.).
II. paling, POxy.707.32 (ii A.D.), 1674.10 (iii A.D.).
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