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ἔχιδν-α , , (ἔχις)
A.viper, Hdt.3.108, S.Tr.771, Pl.Smp.218a, etc.; prob. of a constrictor snake, Act.Ap.28.3: metaph., of a treacherous wife or friend, A.Ch.249, S.Ant.531; ἱματισμένη ., of woman, Secund.Sent.8; γεννήματα ἐχιδνῶν brood of vipers, term of reproach, in Ev.Matt.3.7.
II. pr. n. of a monster, Hes.Th.297, S.Tr. 1099.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (8):
    • Aeschylus, Libation Bearers, 249
    • Herodotus, Histories, 3.108
    • Hesiod, Theogony, 297
    • New Testament, Matthew, 3.7
    • Plato, Symposium, 218a
    • Sophocles, Antigone, 531
    • Sophocles, Trachiniae, 1099
    • Sophocles, Trachiniae, 771
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