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τρίπους 1

three-footed, of or with three feet: and so
I.measuring three feet, Hdt., Plat.
II.going on three feet, of an old man who leans on a staff, Hes.; so, τρίποδας ὁδοὺς στείχει Aesch.
III.with three feet, three-legged:
1.a tripod, a three-footed brass kettle or caldron, Hom.: —from a tripod of this kind (Lat. cortina) the Delphic Priestess delivered her oracles, Eur., Ar.
2.a three-legged table, Xen.

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