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διαφυ^ή , , (διαφύω)
A.natural break, joint, suture,τὰ ὀστᾶ . . διαφυὰς ἔχει χωρὶς ἀπ᾽ ἀλλήλωνPl.Phd.98c, cf. Philostr.VA4.28; distinction, Pl.Plt.259d; dissepiment, as in chestnuts, X.An.5.4.29, cf. Plu.Cic.1; joint in reeds or grasses, Longus 1.10; divisions between the teeth, Plu.Pyrrh.3; cleft in rocks, D.S.5.22.
II. stratum or vein of earth, stone, metal, Thphr.Lap.63; “δ. καὶ φλέβεςD.S.3.12.
III. string-basket, PRyl.97.7 (ii B.C.).
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (9):
    • Plato, Phaedo, 98c
    • Plato, Statesman, 259d
    • Xenophon, Anabasis, 5.4.29
    • Plutarch, Cicero, 1
    • Plutarch, Pyrrhus, 3
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 3.12
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 5.22
    • Philostratus the Athenian, Life of Apollonius of Tyana, 4.28
    • Longus, Daphnis & Chloe, 1.10
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