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ὡραῖος 1

I.produced at the right season (ὥρα), seasonable, timely: esp. of fruits, like Lat. hornus (from hora), βίος or βίοτος ὡρ. store of fruits gathered in due season, Hes.; ὡρ. καρποί the fruits of the season, Hdt.; so ὡραῖα, ων, τά, Thuc., Xen.:—also of animals, ὡρ. ἄρνες yearling lambs, Anth.
2. ὡραία, like ὥρα 1. 2, the summer season, esp. the months during which the troops kept the field, Dem.; —but also, τὴν μὲν ὡραίην οὐχ ὕει it does not rain in the season (sc. of rain), Hdt.
II.happening or done in season, in due season, seasonable, ἄροτος, ἔργον Hes.; ὡραῖόν ἐστι the weather is fair, Plut.
2.metaph. seasonable, due, proper, ὡραῖα ἱερά Plat.
III.of persons, seasonable or ripe for a thing, c. gen., γάμων or γάμου ὡραίη Hdt.; ἐς ἥβην ὡρ. γάμων Eur.: —of old persons, ripe for death, πατήρ γε μὴν ὡραῖος id=Eur.; ὡραίῳ ἕσταμεν βίῳ id=Eur. the bloom of youth, blooming, Hes., Xen.:—generally, beautiful, NTest.

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