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σέλι_νον , τό, Aeol. σέλιννον An.Ox.2.258:—
A.celery, Apium graveolens, Il.2.776, Od.5.72, Batr.54, Ar.Nu.982, Eub.36 (pl.), Thphr.HP1.2.2, CP6.11.10, Nic.Th.649; “σελίνου σπέρμαHdt.4.71; it had curly leaves, v. οὖλος (B), and grew in marshy spots, Il. l.c., Thphr.HP9.11.10; “σελίνων στεφανίσκοιAnacr.54, cf. Theoc.3.23, AP4.1.31 (Mel.); of the chaplets with which the victors at the Isthmian and Nemean games were crowned, Pi.O.13.33; Κορίνθια ς. Id.N.4.88, cf. I.2.16, Com.Adesp.153, D.S.16.79; such chaplets were also hung on tombs, “τὸ ς. πένθεσι προσήκειDuris 33 J.: hence persons dangerously ill were said δεῖσθαι τοῦ ς., Plu.2.676d, cf. Tim. 26; “σελίνων στέφανος νοσοῦντας ἀναιρεῖArtem.1.77; mostly planted in garden borders (cf. “ς. κηπαῖονDsc.3.64), hence prov., οὐδ᾽ ἐν σελίνῳ σοὐστὶν οὐδ᾽ ἐν πηγάνῳ ''tis scarcely begun yet', Ar.V.480.
2. ς. ἄγριον,= βατράχιον, Dsc.2.175;= σμύρνιον, Ps.-Dsc.3.67;= ἐλεοσέλινον, ib.64.
II. pudenda muliebria, Phot., cf. Sch.Theoc.11.10. [ι^ only in AP7.621.]
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (7):
    • Aristophanes, Wasps, 480
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 16.79
    • Herodotus, Histories, 4.71
    • Homer, Odyssey, 5.72
    • Homer, Iliad, 2.776
    • Aristophanes, Clouds, 982
    • Plutarch, Timoleon, 26
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