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δράγ-μα , ατος, τό, (δράσσομαι)
A.handful; esp. as many stalks of corn as the reaper can grasp in his left hand, truss, Il.11.69, 18.552; also, sheaf, = ἄμαλλα, X.HG7.2.8, Theoc.10.44, Ph.Bel.86.24, BGU 757.16 (i A. D.), Plu.Publ.8.
II. later, uncut corn, AP11.365.10 (Agath.), Luc.Hes.7: metaph., “πρώτης δράγματα φυταλιῆςfirst-fruits, AP6.44 (Leon. (?)), cf. LXX Le.23.12.
III. ἐποίησεν γῆ δράγματα brought forth by handfuls, i. e. plenty, ib.Ge.41.47.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (7):
    • Homer, Iliad, 11.69
    • Homer, Iliad, 18.552
    • Old Testament, Leviticus, 23.12
    • Xenophon, Hellenica, 7.2.8
    • Old Testament, Genesis, 41.47
    • Plutarch, Publicola, 8
    • Lucian, Hesiod, 7
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