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ἀραιός [α^], ά, όν, (ἁρ- Hdn.Gr.2.108, v.l. in Il.18.411, al.)
II. later, of the substance of bodies, of loose texture, opp. πυκνός, Anaximen.I, Meliss.7, Anaxag. 12,15, cf. Emp.104 (Sup.), Thphr.CP2.4.7, etc.; opp. πίων, Arist. Pr.880a38; freq. in Hp., as VM22; “δέρμαAph.5.71; “ὀστέονArt.33; “εἴριαMul.1.1; “ὁμίχλη . . νέφους ἀραιοτέραArist.Mu.394a21, cf. Mete. 364b25(Comp.); “σπόγγοιD.S.3.14.
b. φλύκταιναι . empty blisters, Nic.Th.240 (v. loc.), cf. Theoc.12.24.
2. in Tactics,in open order, opp.πυκνός, τὸ ἀραιότατον [διάστημα] Ascl.Tact.4.1, etc.
III. intermittent,πνεῦμαHp.Epid.1.26.ά, β́; ἆσθμα, βήξ, Aret.SD1.11, etc. Adv. “-ῶςHp.Nat.Puer.24; of the pulse, Gal.9.444,al.
IV. scanty, few and far between,τρίχεςArist.Col.797b27; ἀκτῖνες ib.791a27; “φωναίId.Aud.803b28; “ὀδόντεςPoll.2.94, etc.
V. ἀραιά (sc. γαστήρ), , flank, belly, Ruf.Onom.171.
VI. of the voice, thin, Theoc.13.59. (Homeric metre proves ϝαραιός.
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    • Hesiod, Works and Days, 809
    • Homer, Iliad, 16.161
    • Homer, Iliad, 18.411
    • Homer, Iliad, 5.425
    • Homer, Odyssey, 10.90
    • Xenophon, Constitution of the Lacedaimonians, 11.6
    • Sophocles, Trachiniae, 2.108
    • Hippocrates, De articulis, 33
    • Hippocrates, De prisca medicina, 22
    • Hippocrates, Aphorismi, 5.71
    • Aretaeus, De causis et signis acutorum morborum (lib. 2), 1.11
    • Plutarch, Crassus, 23
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 3.14
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