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ἄγρα , Ion. ἄγρη , ,
2. way of catching, Pi.N.3.81, Hdt.2.70.
II. quarry, prey, Hes.Th.442; “ἄγραν ὤλεσαA.Eu.148 (lyr.); “εὔκερως .S.Aj. 64, cf. 407 (pl.); “Μελέαγρε, μελέαν γάρ ποτ᾽ ἀγρεύεις .E.Fr.517; game, Hdt.1.73, etc.; of fish, draught, take, Ev.Luc.5.9: metaph., “δορὸς ἄγραA.Th.322 (lyr.).
III. Ἄγρα, , title of Artemis at Athens, Pl.Phdr.229c; τὰ ἐν Ἄγρας (sc. μυστήρια) Paus. Gr.Fr.13; “τὰ πρὸς ἌγρανIG2.315; μήτηρ ἐν Ἄγρας ib.273:—also Ἄγραι , αἱ, the precinct of Artemis Agra, Paus.1.19.6, St. Byz., AB334, etc. (With ἄγρα : ἄγρια cf. θήρα : θηρία.)
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