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λυ_σι^ῳδός , , who played women's characters in male attire, Aristox.Fr.Hist.57, Posidon.4 J., Phld.Ind.Sto.7, Plu.Sull.36: so called from Λῦσις, who wrote songs for such actors, Str.14.1.41: distd. from μαγῳδός, ibid., but identified with μ. by Aristocl.Hist. 7: fem. λυσιῳδός Ath.Naucr. (FGrH 166) 1 J.
II. as Adj., λ. αὐλοί flutes that accompanied such songs, Ephor.3 J. (nisi leg. λυσιῳδ<ικ>ῶν).
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