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γρα^φ-ικός , ή, όν,
A.capable of drawing or painting, Pl.Tht.144e, Ael.VH14.37: Comp., a better judge of painting, ib.2.3: -κή (sc. τέχνη), , the art of painting, Pl. Grg.450c, etc.
2. of things, as if painted, “ἜρωτεςPlu.Ant.26 (so Adv. -κῶς ibid., 2.747c, Luc.Im.15); picturesque, “πρόσοψιςD.S.2.53.
II. of or for writing, suited for writing: -κή, , the art of writing, Hp.VM20; γ. λέξις, opp. ἀγωνιστική, Arist.Rh.1413b8; “δύναμιςAlcid.Soph.29; γ. ῥέεθρον, i.e. ink, AP6.63 (Damoch.); “κάλαμοςGp.10.75.8, PGrenf.2.38.7 (i A. D.); “μέλανGal.6.565; in writing, γ. ἁμάρτημα a clerical error, Plb.34.3.11.
2. skilled in writing, Arr. Epict.2.18.2; shorthand writer, IG14.1528.
3. able to describe, Plu.2.874b, Luc.Alex.3; of style, graphic, lively, D.H.Amm.1.4; ὑπόθεσις γ. a subject for description, Plu.Alex.17.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (11):
    • Plato, Theaetetus, 144e
    • Plato, Gorgias, 450c
    • Polybius, Histories, 34.3.11
    • Plutarch, Alexander, 17
    • Hippocrates, De prisca medicina, 20
    • Plutarch, Antonius, 26
    • Lucian, Alexander, 3
    • Lucian, Imagines, 15
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 2.53
    • Aelian, Varia Historia, 14.37
    • Aelian, Varia Historia, 2.3
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