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φλύα_ρ-ος [υ^], ,
A.silly talk, foolery, nonsense,τἄλλα πάντ᾽ ἐστὶ φ.Ar.Nu.365 (anap.), cf. Men.541.2, Pl.Ax.365e, Plu.Cic.2, etc.: pl., fooleries,πολλῶν φλυάρων καὶ ταὧν ἀντάξιαStratt.27.
II. tattler, babbler, Pl.Ax.369a, 1 Ep.Ti.5.13, Str.1.2.5, etc.: as Adj., “ φ. φιλοσοφίαLXX 4 Ma.5.10; “φ. λόγοςD.H.Comp.26; “φ. γλῶτταAlciphr.3.69: Comp. “φλυαρότεροςArr.Epict.2.19.10. Adv. φλυάρως Sch.Ar.V. 855.
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    • Aristophanes, Clouds, 365
    • Aristophanes, Wasps, 855
    • Strabo, Geography, 1.2.5
    • New Testament, 1 Timothy, 5.13
    • Plutarch, Cicero, 2
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, De Compositione Verborum, 26
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