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ὑλότομ-ος (parox.), ον, (τέμνω)
A.cutting or felling wood,πελέκειςIl.23.114; “τέκτωνLXXWi.13.11.
II. Subst. ὑλοτόμος, , woodcutter, woodman, Il.23.123, Hes.Op.807, S.El.98 (anap.), IG12.1084.5, Thphr.HP3.9.3, Gal.17(2).229, etc.
III. τὸ ὑλότομον either a plant cut in the wood (cf. “τέμνω111), used as a charm; or = worm (cf. φερέοικος), supposed to be the cause of pain in teething (οὐλοτόμοιο may be the right reading), h.Cer.229.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (5):
    • Hesiod, Works and Days, 807
    • Homeric Hymns, Hymn 2 to Demeter, 229
    • Sophocles, Electra, 98
    • Homer, Iliad, 23.114
    • Homer, Iliad, 23.123
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