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κομήτης , ου, , (κομάω)
A.wearing long hair, of the Persians, Orac. ap.Hdt.6.19; of dissolute men, Pherecr.14, Ar.Nu.348, 1101, etc.; ἐν Σάμῳ κ., prov. variously expld., Duris 62 J., etc.; also, simply, with hair on the head, opp. φαλακρός, Pl.R.454c, cf. Grg.524c; “κ. τὰ σκέληLuc.Bacch.2.
2. metaph., κ. ἰός a feathered arrow, S.Tr. 567; κ. λειμών a grassy meadow, E.Hipp.210 (anap.); “θύρσος κισσῷ κομήτηςId.Ba.1055.
II. κομήτης, with or without ἀστήρ, , comet, Arist.Mete.343b5, Epicur.Ep.2p.52U., etc.
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    • Euripides, Bacchae, 1055
    • Euripides, Hippolytus, 210
    • Herodotus, Histories, 6.19
    • Plato, Republic, 454c
    • Plato, Gorgias, 524c
    • Sophocles, Trachiniae, 567
    • Aristophanes, Clouds, 1101
    • Aristophanes, Clouds, 348
    • Lucian, Bacchus, 2
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