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πτόρθ-ος , ,
A.young branch, shoot, sucker, sapling, Od.6.128; “ὥς τις π. ηὐξόμηνE.Hec.20; “πτόρθοισι δάφνηςId.Ion103 (anap.); “μαλάχηςAr.Pl.544; “οἱ π. καὶ οἱ νέοι κλῶνεςPl.Prt. 334b, cf. Thphr.CP5.1.3; “πτόρθους ἁπαλοὺς ἀποτρώγουσαιEup.14.2: generally, branch, Arist.PA687a2, etc.; π. μέγας, of Heracles' club, APl.4.103 (Tull. Gem.).
II. sprouting, budding, Hes.Op.421.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (6):
    • Aristophanes, Plutus, 544
    • Euripides, Hecuba, 20
    • Euripides, Ion, 103
    • Hesiod, Works and Days, 421
    • Plato, Protagoras, 334b
    • Homer, Odyssey, 6.128
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