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σῦκον , Boeot. τῦκον (Stratt. 47.5), τό,
A.fruit of the συκῆ, fig, Od.7.121, Hdt.2.40, etc.; βασίλεια ς. were a large kind, Philem. 241; to eat figs in the heat of the day was thought to cause fever, Pherecr. 80, Ar.Fr.463, Nicopho 12; ξηρὰ ς. Pl.Lg.845b: prov., ὅσῳ διαφέρει σῦκα καρδάμων 'as different as chalk from cheese', Henioch.4.2; σύκῳ . . ς. οὐδὲ ἓν οὕτως ὅμοιον γέγονεν Poet. ap. Cic.Att.4.8b.2, cf. Herod.6.60; “τὰ σῦκα σῦκα . . ὀνομάζωνLuc.Hist.Conscr.41 (cf. σκάφη; σῦκα αἰτεῖν, prov. for τρυφᾶν, Ar.V.302(lyr.); σῦκον χειμῶνος ζητεῖν, of a foolish enterprise, M.Ant.11.33.
2. ς. Αἰγύπτιον, fruit of κερωνία, Thphr.HP4.2.4, Od.5.
II. from its shape, a large wart on the eyelids, Ar.Ra.1247, cf. Hp.Epid.3.7; of tumours in other places, Poll.4.200, Orib.Syn.7.40.
III. pudenda muliebria, Ar.Pax1350.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (9):
    • Cicero, Letters to Atticus, 2
    • Aristophanes, Frogs, 1247
    • Aristophanes, Peace, 1350
    • Aristophanes, Wasps, 302
    • Herodotus, Histories, 2.40
    • Homer, Odyssey, 7.121
    • Plato, Laws, 845b
    • Lucian, Quomodo historia conscribenda sit, 41
    • Marcus Aurelius, M. Antonius Imperator Ad Se Ipsum, 11.33
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