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ἀμφίστομος , ον,
A.with double mouth, of the ichneumon, Eub.107.15; “ὄρυγμα .tunnel, Hdt.3.60; “σπήλαιονApollod.2.5.1; λαβὰς . handles on both sides of bowl (ἑκατέρωθεν τοῦ στόματος Sch.), S.OC 473; . θυρίδες, of honeycombs, Arist.HA624a8; of fistulae, Meges ap.Orib.44.24.11.
2. two-edged,ξίφηD.S.5.33; ἕκτορες anchors with two flukes, Luc.Lex. 15.
3. of a body of soldiers, facing both ways, δύναμις, τόξις, Plb.2.28.6, 29.4, cf. Ascl.Tact.3.5, Onos.21.2; “φάλαγξAel.Tact.37.1, Arr.Tact.29.1. Adv. -μως withλοχαγοίin front and rear, Ascl.Tact.11.3, Ael.Tact.37.2, Arr.Tact.29.2.
4. pointed at both ends,ἄκοντεςTim.Pers.176.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (10):
    • Pseudo-Apollodorus, Library, 2.5.1
    • Herodotus, Histories, 3.60
    • Sophocles, Oedipus at Colonus, 473
    • Polybius, Histories, 2.28.6
    • Polybius, Histories, 29.4
    • Lucian, Lexiphanes, 15
    • Arrian, Tactica, 29.1
    • Arrian, Tactica, 29.2
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 5.33
    • Onasander, Strategicus, 21.2
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