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ὑετ-ός [υ_], , (
A.ὕὠrain, Il.12.133, Hes.Op.545; “ποιεῖν ὑετόνAr.V.263 (lyr.); esp. a heavy shower (whereas ὄμβρος is continuous rain, ψεκάς or ψακάς drizzle), Antipho5.22, X.Cyn.5.4, Arist. Mete.347a12, Mu.394a31, Chrysipp.Stoic.2.203: pl., rains, Diog. Apoll.3, Arist.PA653a4.
II. as Adj. in Sup., ἄνεμοι ὑετώτατοι the rainiest winds, Hdt.2.25 (where θυετιώτατοι cod. D., ὑετιώτατοι Hude). [υ_ Hom., Hes., Att.; later υ^ in “υ^ετοῖοNic.Th.273.]
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (6):
    • Antiphon, On the murder of Herodes, 22
    • Aristophanes, Wasps, 263
    • Herodotus, Histories, 2.25
    • Hesiod, Works and Days, 545
    • Xenophon, On Hunting, 5.4
    • Homer, Iliad, 12.133
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