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συμβολή 1 συμβάλλομαι

I.a coming together, meeting, joining, Xen.: the juncture of two parts, the end, Lat. commissura, Hdt., Plat. hostile sense, an encounter, engagement, battle, Hdt., Aesch.
III.= συμβόλαιον II, a contract, covenant, Arist.; in Ar. Ach. there is a play on signfs. II and III, encounter and accounts, charge and charges. pl., συμβολαί were contributions for a common meal, πίνειν ἀπὸ συμβολῶν, like de symbolis esse in Terent., attic; the entertainment itself, a picnic, Xen.

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