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συ_κέα , , only Dor. (v. συκία), Ep. nom. pl.
A.συκέαιOd.7.116, acc. “συκέας24.341 (both disyll.); Ion. acc. sg. “συκέηνHdt.1.193, 4.23, gen. pl. “συκέων1.193; elsewh. only in contr. or analogical forms from συκῆ (Ep. and Ion. nom. “συκῆOd.24.246, Archil.19, acc. “συκῆνHippon.34), IG12.313.163, Ar.Ec.708, etc.:—fig-tree, Ficus Carica, Hom. only in Od.; “ς. γλυκεραί7.116; for various kinds, v. Thphr.HP 1.3.1, 3.9.3, 4.2.3, 4.4.4, Ath.3.74c sq.; ἱερὰ ς. a suburb of Eleusis, where Demeter first produced the fig-tree, IG l.c., Paus. 1.37.2, Ath.3.74d, Philostr.VS2.20.3.
2. ς. Αἰγυπτία,= κερωνία, Thphr. HP1.11.2.
3. ς. περὶ τὴν Ἴδην, Amelanchier, Amelanchias vulgaris, ib.3.17.4.
4. = χαμαισύκη, Dsc.4.169.
5. banyan, Ficus bengalensis, Thphr HP 4.4.4.
II. = σῦκον 1, fig, Ar.Av.590.
III. a tar or resin in Aleppo pine, Thphr.HP3.9.3, Plin.HN16.44.
IV. a kind of spurge,= πέπλιον, Ps.-Dsc.4.168, Plin.HN27.119.
V. = σῦκον 11, excrescence on the body, Dsc.2.170, Poll.4.203, Hippiatr. 82.
VI. a seaweed, Thphr.HP 4.6.2.
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    • Aristophanes, Birds, 590
    • Aristophanes, Ecclesiazusae, 708
    • Herodotus, Histories, 1.193
    • Herodotus, Histories, 4.23
    • Homer, Odyssey, 7.116
    • Pausanias, Description of Greece, 1.37.2
    • Homer, Odyssey, 24.246
    • Homer, Odyssey, 24.341
    • Pliny the Elder, Naturalis Historia, 16.44
    • Pliny the Elder, Naturalis Historia, 27.119
    • Philostratus the Athenian, Lives of the Sophists, 2.20.3
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