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1189. πολύς, ὀλίγος: τὸ πολύ usually means the greater) part, οἱ πολλοί the multitude, the vulgar crowd; πλείονες several, οἱ πλείονες the majority, the mass; πλεῖστοι very many, οἱ πλεῖστοι the most; ὁλίγοι few, οἱ ὀλίγοι the oligarchs (as opposed to οἱ πολλοί). Note πολύς predicative: ““ἐπεὶ ἑώρα_ πολλὰ τὰ κρέα_when he saw that there was abundance of meatX. C. 1.3.6.

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