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ἐκτροπ-ή , , (ἐκτρέπω)
A.turning off or aside, . ὕδατος diversion of water from its channel, Th.5.65; διὰ τὰς . τὰς ἐπὶ τὴν χώραν on account of [the river] being turned off over the country, Plb.9.43.5.
II. (from Med.) turning aside, escape, μόχθων from labours, A.Pr.913; . (sc. λόγοϝ) a digression, Pl.Plt.267a, Aeschin.3.206 (pl.), D.Chr.7.128 (pl.); ἐπὶ τὴν . ἐπάνιμεν the point from which we digressed, Plb.4.21.12; ἐπὶ ταύτας τὰς αἰτίας . Arist.Metaph. 1089a1.
2. fork, branch in a road, Ar.Ra.113, E.Ba.881, X. HG7.1.29, Aen.Tact.15.6 (pl.); bypath, “σκολιαὶ .D.S.3.15,26, cf. Varro Sat.Men.Fr.418B.
b. branch of a canal, PPetr.2p.40 (iii B.C.).
3. . ὀνόματος a collateral from, Ath.11.490e.
4. ἐκτροπαὶ ποταμῶν overflowings, Lyd.Ost.55.
5. metaph., change of life, Philostr.VA6.36.
6. Astrol. t.t., moment of birth, Vett.Val. 51.37,al., Ptol.Tetr.108.
b. = ὡροσκόπος, Paul.Al.R.1.
7. Medic., eversion of the eyelid, Antyll. ap. Aët.7.74, Id. ap. Orib.10.23.24.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (13):
    • Aeschines, Against Ctesiphon, 206
    • Aeschylus, Prometheus Bound, 913
    • Aristophanes, Frogs, 113
    • Euripides, Bacchae, 881
    • Plato, Statesman, 267a
    • Thucydides, Histories, 5.65
    • Xenophon, Hellenica, 7.1.29
    • Polybius, Histories, 4.21.12
    • Polybius, Histories, 9.43.5
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 3.15
    • Dio Chrysostom, Orationes, 7.128
    • Philostratus the Athenian, Life of Apollonius of Tyana, 6.36
    • Claudius Ptolemy, Tetrabiblos, 108
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