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παλαιός 1 formed from πάλαι

I.old in years,
a.of persons, old, aged, νέος ἠὲ παλαιός Hom.; π. γέρων, π. γρηῦς Od.; χρόνῳ π. Soph.
2.of things, οἶνος Od.; νῆες id=Od.
II.of old date, ancient,
1.of persons, Hom.; Μίνως παλαίτατος ὧν ἀκοῇ ἴσμεν Thuc.; οἱ π. the ancients, Lat. veteres, id=Thuc.
2.of things, Od., Hdt., etc.: —τὸ παλαιόν, as adv. like τὸ πάλαι, anciently, formerly, Hdt., etc.; ἐκ παλαιοῦ from of old, id=Hdt.; ἐκ παλαιτέρου from older time, id=Hdt.; ἐκ παλαιτάτου Thuc.
b.of things, also, antiquated, obsolete, Aesch., Soph.

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