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κήρι^νος , η, ον, ῾κηρός)
A.waxen, Ar.Ec.1035, Archipp.3 D., Pl.Tht. 191c, 197d; κηρίνα ὀπώρα, i.e. honey, Alcm.75.
II. metaph., pliable as wax, “τοὺς θυμοὺς . . κηρίνους ποιεῖνPl.Lg.633d; “κηρίνας τὰς ὑπολήεις ἔχεινArr.Epict.3.16.10.
2. wax-coloured, pallid, Suid. s.v. ἐκηριώθην.
3. of women, 'made up' with cosmetics, Philostr. Ep.22, cf.VA2.22.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (5):
    • Aristophanes, Ecclesiazusae, 1035
    • Plato, Laws, 633d
    • Plato, Theaetetus, 191c
    • Plato, Theaetetus, 197d
    • Philostratus the Athenian, Life of Apollonius of Tyana, 2.22
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