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εὐανθ-ής , ές,
II. rich in flowers, flowery, “ἀγροίThgn.1200; “κόλποι λειμώνωνAr.Ra.373 (lyr.); “τόποςPl.Smp.196b; decked with flowers, “στόλοςPi.P.2.62, cf. Sapph.78; freely flowering, Thphr.HP6.2.3.
2. flowered, gay-coloured, gay, bright, “χρῶμαPl.Phd.100d, cf. Arist.Col.792a15, 794b5 (Comp.); “θρόμβοι αἵματοςHp.Coac.621, cf. 575; “στρωμναίPh.1.639 (Sup.); “ἐσθήςLuc.Rh.Pr.15; “βαφαίAel.NA16.41; “πορφύρηAP6.250 (Antiphil.); “λίθοςJul.Or.2.51a; τὸ εὐ. τοῦ ὄρνιθος its bright colours, Ath. 9.399a; pink, flushed, “σῶμαSor.1.100.
III. metaph., blooming, fresh, goodly, “ὄλβοςPi.I.5(4).12; of persons, ἁλικία ib.7(6).34, cf. O.6.84, Ar.Nu.1002; εὐ. ὀργά a goodly, noble temper, Pi.P.1.89: ἐν ἅλμῃ . . εὐανθεστέρᾳ in fresher brine, Sotad.Com.1.21: Sup. -“εστάτη ἡλικίαPlu.2.120a.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (7):
    • Aristophanes, Clouds, 1002
    • Aristophanes, Frogs, 373
    • Homer, Odyssey, 11.320
    • Plato, Phaedo, 100d
    • Plato, Symposium, 196b
    • Lucian, Rhetorum praeceptor, 15
    • Aelian, De Natura Animalium, 16.41
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