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ἐρυθρός 1 υ^ by nature, so that the correct forms of the comp. and Sup. are -ώτερος, -ώτατος, Lat. ruber, of the colour of nectar and wine, Hom.; of copper, Il.; of gold, Theogn.; of minium, Hdt.; of blood, Aesch.
II.Ἐρυθρὴ θάλασσα in Hdt. the Erythraean sea, including not only the Red Sea or Arabian Gulf, but also the Indian Ocean:—Later also of the Persian Gulf, Xen.

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