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τελετή 1 τελέω

I.initiation in the mysteries, Hdt., Plat., etc.; ἐς χεῖρας ἄγεσθαι τὴν τελετήν to take in hand the matter of initiation, Hdt.:—in pl. mystic rites at initiation, Eur., Ar., etc.
II.a festival accompanied by such rites, in pl., Pind.; in sg., Eur.

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