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ἄγον-ος , ον, (γονή):
I. Pass., unborn, Il.3.40 (which Augustustranslated childless, Suet Oct.65), E.Ph.1598, Eub.107.11.
2. γόνος . no longer a son, of a horse that mounts his dam, Opp.C.1.260.
II. Act., unfruitful, sterile, of animals both male and female, Hp.Aph.5.59, Art.41 (Comp.), Arist. GA726a3 (Comp.), etc.; “γαστήρAel.NA15.9; τόκοισι . travail withoutissue, bringing no children to the birth, S.OT 27: metaph., “. ποιητήςPlu.2.348b.
b. of flowers, sterile, or seeds, infertile, Thphr.HP1.13.4, 1.11.1; ὁμίχλη νεφέλη ., i. e. not producing water, Arist.Mete.346b35, cf. Ar.DId.p.451.33D.
c. metaph., . ἡμέρα, ἔτος a day or year unlucky for begetting children, Hp. Epid.2.6.8 and 10 (of odd days and years); “τὸ . τῆς ὕληςPlot.3.6.19, cf.6.3.8.
d. Astrol., impedinggeneration, ζᾥδιον Vett. Val.10.11.
2. c. gen., not productive of, “σοφίαςPl.Tht.150c, cf. 157c; “γῆ θηρίων .Mx.237d.
III. childless, “γένοςE.HF888, Hld.4.12.
IV. ἄγονον , τό, = μυρσίνη ἀγρία, Ps.-Dsc.4.144; ἄγονος , = ἄγνος, Id.1.103, Sch.Nic.Th.71.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (10):
    • Euripides, Heracles, 888
    • Euripides, Phoenician Women, 1598
    • Homer, Iliad, 3.40
    • Plato, Theaetetus, 150c
    • Plato, Theaetetus, 157c
    • Plato, Menexenus, 237d
    • Sophocles, Oedipus Tyrannus, 27
    • Hippocrates, De articulis, 41
    • Hippocrates, Aphorismi, 5.59
    • Aelian, De Natura Animalium, 15.9
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