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βάρβι^τ-ος , or ,
A.musical instrument of many strings (“πολύχορδοςTheoc.16.45), invented by Terpander, Pi.Fr.125; freq. used for the lyre, Anacr.143, B.Scol.Oxy.1361.1.1, E.Cyc.40, Ar.Th.137, etc.: fem. in Anacreont.23.3, but masc. in 14.34: in earlier Poets the gender is not determined:—later βάρβι^τον , τό, as in Latin, Neanth. 5, D.H.7.72, Ath.4.175e, etc. (Prob. a foreign word, Str.10.3.17.)
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (4):
    • Aristophanes, Thesmophoriazusae, 137
    • Euripides, Cyclops, 40
    • Strabo, Geography, 10.3.17
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Antiquitates Romanae, 7.72
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