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πτηνός 1 πτῆναι

I.feathered, winged, Trag., etc.; Διὸς πτ. κύνες, i. e. eagles, Aesch.
2.τὰ πτηνά winged creatures, fowls, birds, id=Aesch., Trag.; πτηνὸν ὀρνίθων γένος Ar.; πταναὶ θῆραι chase of winged game, Soph.
II.metaph., πτηνοὶ μῦθοι, like Homer's ἔπεα πτερόεντα, Eur.; πτ. ὄνειροι fleeting dreams, id=Eur.

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