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φοινίκεος [ι_], έα, εον: (
A.φοῖνιξB.1):—purple-red, crimson, and (generally) red,νέφοςXenoph.32.2; “ῥόδαPi.I.4(3).18(36); “προμαχεῶνεςHdt.1.98; “εἷμαId.2.132, cf. 7.76, 9.22; “ὄνυχεςHp.Int.29; σύκινα φ., a variety of fig, PCair.Zen.33.12 intr. (iii B.C.); metaph., blushing,αἰδώςErinn.Fr.i B 34 Diehl2; contr. φοινι_κοῦς , , οῦν, Hp. Mul.1.95, X.An.1.2.16, Cyr.7.1.2, Arist.HA592b24, Dsc.3.153; “σκηναίPlb.6.41.7; χιτών, as signal for battle, Plu.Pomp.68, Brut.40; “γράμματαD.C.40.18; “τὸ φ.dark red, Arist.Metaph.1057a25, al.; less bright than τὸ ἁλουργές, Id.Col.792a14 (φοινικά must be corrected to φοινικᾶ in Dsc.2.176, cf. Suid. s.v. φοινικᾶ (but φοινικιᾶ Id. s.v. ἁπλᾶ)).
II. prob. f.l. for Φοινικικός, Thphr.HP3.12.3.
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    • Herodotus, Histories, 1.98
    • Herodotus, Histories, 2.132
    • Herodotus, Histories, 7.76
    • Herodotus, Histories, 9.22
    • Xenophon, Anabasis, 1.2.16
    • Xenophon, Cyropaedia, 7.1.2
    • Polybius, Histories, 6.41.7
    • Plutarch, Brutus, 40
    • Plutarch, Pompey, 68
    • Cassius Dio, Historia Romana, 40.18
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