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ἐξανθ-έω ,
A.put out flowers,γῆ ἐξανθοῦσαX.Cyn.5.5; bloom, of flowers, Thphr.HP4.7.2; of the growth of hair, “. τῆς ἥβης τρίχωσιςArist.GA728b27: c. acc. cogn., . ποικίλα put forth varied flowers, Luc.Pisc.6; . φλόγα, σφῆκας, Plu.Alex.35, Cleom.9; “μέλιAlciphr.3.23.
3. of ulcers, etc., break out, Arte9; “. λεύκηArist.Col.797b15; “ὡς φλυκταίνας -ῆσαιIG4.955.25 (Epid.); also of the skin, τὸ ἔξωθεν σῶμα . . φλυκταίναις καὶ ἕλκεσιν ἐξηνθηκός breaking out with boils and ulcers, Th.2.49, cf. Luc.D Mort.20.4; “τὸ ἔδαφος σκόλοψι ἐξηνθήκειLuc.VH2.30; also “πλῆθος μυῶν ἐξανθῆσανStr.13.1.48.
II. to be past its bloom, lose its bloom, of colour, Plu.2.287d; of wine, ib.692c; ἐξηνθηκυῖα ἐλαία, i.e. when the flower has dropped and the fruit is forming, Dsc.3.125.
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