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πρωτό-γονος , ον, also η, ον Paus.1.31.4:—
A.first-born, firstling, ἄρνες, ἔριφοι, Il.4.102, Hes.Op.543; φοῖνιξ π. first-born, first-created, E.Hec.458 (lyr.); τὰ π. LXXMi.7.1; of the tissues,= ὁμοιομερῆ, Pl. ap.Gal.4.773; of a child, “π. θάλοςE.IT209 (lyr.); “π. τῶν τέκνωνIGRom.4.539 (Cotiaeum); π. λόγος, υἱός, Ph.1.427,308; “ὄρχησιςLuc. Salt.7; of the τριάς (= 1+2), Adam.Vent.46.
2. of rank, π. οἶκοι high-born houses (εὐγενεῖς, Sch.), S.Ph.180 (lyr.).
3. epith. of gods, Dam.Pr.123 bis; so Πρωτογόνη, , name of Persephone, Paus. l.c.
II. parox. πρωτογόνος, , bringing forth first, implied by Poll.4.208.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (10):
    • Euripides, Hecuba, 458
    • Euripides, Iphigeneia in Taurus, 209
    • Hesiod, Works and Days, 543
    • Pausanias, Description of Greece, 1.31.4
    • Homer, Iliad, 4.102
    • Sophocles, Philoctetes, 180
    • Old Testament, Micah, 7.1
    • Lucian, De saltatione, 1
    • Lucian, De saltatione, 2
    • Lucian, De saltatione, 7
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