A.of or like flowers, blooming, fresh, like ἀνθηρός: in Od.9.84 the esculent lotus is called ἄνθινον εἶδαρ, where prob. vegetable as opp. to animal food is all that is meant; ἄ. κυκεών a drink flavoured with flowers, Hp.Int.12; ἄ. ἔλαιον oil of lilies, Id. Mul.1.35; “ἄ. μέλι” Arist.Mir.831b18; “ἄ. οἶνος” Gal.19.81; “τριμμάτιον” Sotad.Com.1.17; “στέφανος” SIG1017.12 (Sinope); “εὐωδία” Plu.2.645e.
II. flowered, bright-coloured, of women's dress, ἐσθῆτες, στολή, Str.3.3.7, Plu.2.304d; τὰ ἄνθινα (sc. ἱμάτιἀ gay-coloured dresses worn by the ἑταῖραι at Athens, Phylarch.45; forbidden at religious festivals, IG11.1300 (Delos), ib.5(2).514.6 (Lycosura, ii B.C.); also of dresses worn at the Anthesteria by the Satyrs: hence τὴν φιλοσοφίαν ἄνθινα ἐνέδυσεν he clothed philosophy in motley, of Bion, who delivered his precepts in sarcastic verses, like those used in the satyric drama, Eratosth. ap. D.L.4.52, cf. Thphr. ap. Demetr. Lac.Herc.1055.15, Str.1.2.2. (On the accent v. Hdn.Gr.1.182.)