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ἐμπύρ-ευμα , ατος, τό,
A.a live coal covered with ashes, so as to allow of the fire being rekindled (λείψανον, Hsch.; ἔναυσμα, Suid.), Arist.Frr.225,226, Gal.11.629: metaph., Ph.2.59, al., Longus 1.29; “ἀρετῆς Ath.269d: pl., ζωῆς . embers, hidden sparks, Cael.677.11.
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