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ἄπτερος πτερόν

I.without wings, unwinged, in phrase τῆι δ᾽ ἄπτερος ἔπλετο μῦθος the speech was to her without wings, i. e. did not fly away, sank into her heart, Od.; ἄπτερα πωτήματα wingless flight, Aesch.
II.unfeathered, of the Harpies, id=Aesch.; of arrows, Hdt.
2.of young birds, unfledged, callow, Eur.:—metaph., φάτις ἄπτ. an unfledged, i. e. unconfirmed, report, Aesch.

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