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ὕλη 1

I.Lat. sylva, a wood, forest, woodland, Hom., Hdt., etc.; τὰ δένδρα καὶ ὕλη fruit-trees and forest-trees, Thuc.: copse, brushwood, opp. to timber-trees, Xen.
II.wood cut down, firewood, fuel, Hom., etc. Lat. materia, stuff of which a thing is made, the raw material, wood, timber, Od., Hdt. Philosophy, matter, Arist.
3.subject matter, id=Arist.

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