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ἀηδ-ών , όνος, , v. infr.), (ἀείδω)
A.songstress, i.e. the nightingale, Hes.Op.203, etc.; Πανδαρέου κούρη, χλωρηὶς ., i.e. living in the greenwood, Od.19.518; “χλωραύχην .Simon.73:—metaph., of a poet, B.3.98, cf. E.Fr.588 (lyr.), AP7.44 (Ion), Hermesian.7.49; also of the poet's song, τεαὶ ἀηδόνες thy strains, Call.Epigr.2.5; “ζωούσας ἔλιπες γὰρ ἀηδόναςIG14.2012.
2. metaph., cicada, AP7.190 (Anyte).
II. mouthpiece of a flute, E.Fr.556; the flute itself, ib.931.
2. metaph., of shuttle, AP6.174 (Antip. Sid.).—Masc., only Ion l.c.; “Ἀττικὸς ἀνὴρ τὸν αἴγα λέγει ὥσπερ καὶ τὸν ἀηδόναEust.376.24.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (3):
    • Bacchylides, Epinicians, 3.98
    • Hesiod, Works and Days, 203
    • Homer, Odyssey, 19.518
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