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Στύξ , , gen. Στυ^γός, στυγέω)
A.the Styx, i.e. the Hateful, Il.8.369: also the nymph of this river, Hes.Th.361.
2. a well of fatal coldness in Arcadia, Hdt.6.74, Str.8.8.4, Paus.8.18.5.
II. as Appellat., monster, reptile, ἄτρωτον . . ὑπὸ στυγός στύγος cod.M) A.Ch. 532 (sed leg. στύγους).
2. piercing chill, as of frost, in pl., “αἱ στύγες εἰσδύονται εἰς τὰ σώματαThphr.CP5.14.4.
3. hatred, abhorrence, esp. of mankind, Alciphr.3.34.
4. = σκώψ, Ant.Lib.21.5, Hygin. Fab.28.4 Rose, Hsch.: cf. στρίξ.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (6):
    • Aeschylus, Libation Bearers, 532
    • Herodotus, Histories, 6.74
    • Hesiod, Theogony, 361
    • Pausanias, Description of Greece, 8.18.5
    • Strabo, Geography, 8.8.4
    • Homer, Iliad, 8.369
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