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θυσία 1 θύω1 offering or mode of offering, Hdt. pl. offerings, sacrifices, sacred rites, Batr., Hdt., attic; θυσίῃσι (ionic dat. pl.) ἱλάσκεσθαι τὸν θεόν Hdt.; θυσίας ἕρδειν, ἐπιτελέειν, ἀνάγειν id=Hdt.; of the gods, θυσίαν δέχεσθαι Aesch.
3.a festival, at which sacrifices were offered, Plat.
II.the victim or offering itself, Luc.

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