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ἁδρός , ά, όν,
A.thick, stout, bulky:
I. of things, χιόνα . πίπτουσαν ἰδεῖν falling thick, Hdt.4.31; τῶν ἀνθράκων οἱ ἁδρότατοι the most solid, Hp.Mul.2.133; κίονες . large, D.S.3.47; “τοὺς ἁδροτάτους τῶνλέμβωνId.20.85:—strong, violent, “πόλεμοςAr.Ra.1099; “τὰ ἁδρότατατῶν . . συμβάντωνHell.Oxy.4.1; ῥεύματα full, swollen, Arist.Pr.949b5; of raindrops, Id.Mu.394a31 (Comp.); “δῆγμαD.S.1.35; δωρεάστε καὶ τιμὰς . δοῦναι in abundance, Id.19.86; κοιλότης severe deficiency, Phld.Oec.p.71 J.:—of style, powerful, Longin.40.4 (Comp.), cf. Phld.Rh.1.182 S.; . νοήματα dub. in D.H.Comp.4; “ἀπειλήPhld. Hom.p.35 O.; τὸ . the grand style, opp. τὸ ἰσχνόν, Ps.-Plu.Vit.Hom. 72. Adv., Comp. ἁδροτέρως, διαιτᾶν live more freely, Hp.Aph.1.7; . φαρμακεύειν ib.4.9; neut. as Adv., ἁδρὸν γελάσαι laugh loud, Antiph. 144; ἁδρότερον πιεῖν drink more deeply, Diph.5.
II. of persons, fine, well-grown, “ἐπεὰν τὸ παιδίον . γένηταιHdt.4.180; “τῷ παιδί, ἐπὴν . ἔῃHp.Genit.2; “τῶν παίδων ὅσοι .Pl.R.466e; οἱ -ότεροι the bestgrown, the stronger, Isoc.12.110; οἱ . chiefs, princes, LXX 4 Ki.10.6; also “. τὴν ψυχήνDemoch.3; “ κατὰ ψυχὴν . ὑπεροχή Alc.p.94 C.
2. of animals, fine, fat, “χοῖροςX.Oec.17.10; “λύκοςBabr.101; freq. in Com. of flesh, fish, etc., Antiph.20.5, 26.21, Alex. 170, etc.
3. of fruit or corn, full-grown, ripe, “ὅκως εἴη καρπὸς .Hdt.1.17, cf. Arist.Metaph.1017b8.
c. of an egg, ready to be laid, Arist. HA559b11 (Comp.).—First in Hdt., never in Trag., rare in Att.; but the derivs. ἁδροτής, ἁδροσύνη occur in Ep. and ἁδρύνω in Trag.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (15):
    • Aristophanes, Frogs, 1099
    • Herodotus, Histories, 4.31
    • Herodotus, Histories, 1.17
    • Herodotus, Histories, 4.180
    • Isocrates, Panathenaicus, 110
    • Plato, Republic, 466e
    • Xenophon, Economics, 17.10
    • Hippocrates, Aphorismi, 1.7
    • Hippocrates, Aphorismi, 4.9
    • Old Testament, 2 Kings, 10.6
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 1.35
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 3.47
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 19.86
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 20.85
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, De Compositione Verborum, 4
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