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πτερό-εις , εσσα, εν: contr. forms,
A.πτεροῦσσαE.Hipp.733 (lyr.), Ph.1019 (lyr.); “πτεροῦντοςId.Ion 202 (lyr.); “πτεροῦνταA.Supp. 1000:—feathered, winged, ὀϊστοί, ἰοί, Il.5.171, 16.773; “πέδιλαHes. Sc.220; αἰετός, Πάγασος, Pi.P.2.50, I.7(6).44; π. κόρα, of the Sphinx, S.OT508 (lyr.); π. ἵππος, of Pegasus, E.Ion 202 (lyr.); ἵπποι π., of the horses of the Sun, Id.El.466 (lyr.); “κεραυνόςAr.Av.576 (anap.); fluttering, “λαισήϊαIl.5.453,12.426.
II. metaph., esp. in Ep., in phrase ἔπεα πτερόεντα winged words, Il.1.201,al.; also “π. ὕμνοςPi. I.5(4).63; “πτερόεντι τροχῷId.P.2.22; “φυγὰ πτερόεσσαE.Ion1238 (lyr.); “θυμόςA.R.4.23: applied by Call. to the τέττιξ, Aet.Oxy.2079.32.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (15):
    • Aeschylus, Suppliant Maidens, 1000
    • Aristophanes, Birds, 576
    • Euripides, Electra, 466
    • Euripides, Hippolytus, 733
    • Euripides, Ion, 1238
    • Euripides, Ion, 202
    • Euripides, Phoenician Women, 1019
    • Hesiod, Shield of Heracles, 220
    • Homer, Iliad, 1.201
    • Homer, Iliad, 5.171
    • Homer, Iliad, 5.453
    • Homer, Iliad, 12.426
    • Sophocles, Oedipus Tyrannus, 508
    • Homer, Iliad, 16.773
    • Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica, 4.23
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