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λωίων 1 from λάω 2, λῶ

I.more desirable, more agreeable, and (generally) better, τόδε λώιόν ἐστι Hom.; and as adv. better, Od.:—we also find a comp. λωΐτερος, ον, in neut., λωίτερον καὶ ἄμεινον id=Od.—In attic λῴων was used as comp. of ἀγαθός.
II.Sup. λῷστος, η, ον Theogn., attic; τὰ λῷστα βουλεύειν Aesch.; λῷστε my good friend, Plat.

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