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θρῖον , τό,
A.fig-leaf, Ar.Ec.707, Sotad.Com.1.27: generally, leaf, Nic.Al.55; petal, ib.407.
2. prov., θρίου ψόφος, of empty threats, Ar.V.436.
II. mixture of eggs, milk, lard, flour, honey, cheese, etc., wrapped in fig-leaves, θ. ταρίχους, δημοῦ, Id.Ach.1101, 1102; “δημοῦ βοείου θρῖονId.Eq.954; ἐγκεφάλου θρίω δύο (a pun on the figleaf-like hemispheres of the brain) Id.Ra.134, cf. Sch. ll. cc. [ι_, Ar. Eq.954, al., Men.518.11; θρι^α, θρι^ον are ff. ll. for θρύα, θρύον in Theoc. 13.40, AP9.723 (Antip. Sid.); cf. λεπτόθρι^ος.]
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    • Aristophanes, Ecclesiazusae, 707
    • Aristophanes, Frogs, 134
    • Aristophanes, Knights, 954
    • Aristophanes, Wasps, 436
    • Aristophanes, Acharnians, 1101
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