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ἀετός , Ep., Lyr., Ion., and early Att. αἰετός (v. fin.), οῦ, ,
2. eagle as a standard, of the Persians, X.Cyr.7.1.4; of the Romans, Plu.Mar.23, etc.
3. the constellation Aquila, Arat.591, Ptol. Tetr. 27, etc.
II. omen, Theoc.26.31.
III. eagle-ray, Myliobatis aquila, Arist. HA540b18.
IV. in Architecture, gable, pediment (from its resemblance to outspread wings, Gal.18(1).519), Ar.Av. 1110, ubi v. Sch., IG1.322 ii 80, cf. Pi.O.13.21, Fr.53, E.Fr.764; “ὑπὸ τὸν αὐτὸν ἀετὸν ὑπελθεῖνcome under the same roof, IG14.644 (Bruttii, iii B.C.).
V. name of bandage, Sor.Fasc.12.508C.
VI. temporal vein (Magna Graecia), Philistionap.Ruf.Onom.201.
VII. iron part of spoke of wheel, Poll.1.145, Hsch.
VIII. Astrol. and Magic, fabulous plant growing in Libya, Pamphil. ap. Gal.11.798, Cat.Cod.Astr.7.222. (αἰετός in early Att. Inscrr., IG1.322ii80, 2.1054.39; “αἰητόςArat.522, v.l. in Pi.P.4.4; αἰβετός (i.e. αἰϝετός) Hsch.) [α_ always.]
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