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I.undying, immortal, Hom., etc.:— ἀθάνατοι, οἱ, the Immortals, Hom., etc.; ἀθάναται ἅλιαι, i. e. the sea goddesses, Od.: comp. -ώτερος, Plat.
2.of immortal fame, Tyrtae.
II.of things, everlasting, Od., Hdt., etc.
2.ἀθ. θρίξ the hair on which life depended, Aesch.
III.οἱ ἀθάνατοι the immortals, a body of Persian troops in which every vacancy was at once filled up, Hdt.
α_θ- always in the adj. and all derivs., v. A α, fin.

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