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σελήνη 1 σέλας

I.the moon, Lat. luna, Hom.; ς. πλήθουσα the full- moon, Il.; νουμηνία κατὰ σελήνην, i. e. by the lunar month, Thuc.; πρὸς τὴν σελήνην by moonlight, Xen.; so, εἰς τὴν ς. Aeschin.:— τὴν ς. καθαιρεῖν, Hor.'s lunam deducere, of witches, Ar.; δεκάτῃ σελήνῃ in the tenth moon (i. e. month), Eur. fem. prop. n., Selene, the goddess of the moon, Hes., etc.

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