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φίλτρον , τό, (φιλέω), whether a potion, or any other means, “ἔστιν . . φίλτρα μοι θελκτήρια ἔρωτοςE.Hipp.509, cf. Ph.1260, Andr.540 (anap.), Arist.MM1188b32, Theoc.2.1, Dsc.2.164, Alciphr. 1.37, etc.; “οὐκ ἐπὶ θανάτῳ διδόναι [φάρμακον] ἀλλ᾽ ἐπὶ φίλτροιςAntipho 1.9: of the robe of Nessus by which Deïanira hoped to win back the love of Hercules, S.Tr.584, 1142.
3. love, affection, in pl., “τὰ θεῶν δὲ φίλτρα φροῦδα ΤροίᾳE.Tr.859 (lyr.), cf. El. 1309 (anap.), AP7.623 (Aemil.): also in sg., “τὸ πρὸς τὴν πατρίδα φ.SIG876.7 (Smyrna, Epist.Severi et Caracallae); “πᾶσι δὲ φ. κάλλιπενAP15.45, cf. Ael.NA10.17, Opp.C.3.108, Lib.Or.3.22; “τὸ πρὸς ἀμφοτέρους φ.Id.Ep.297.1.
II. dimple in the upper lip, Bion 1.48, Ruf.Onom.39, Poll.2.90.
III. = σταφυλῖνος, Eust.1163.9.
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