IV.μέγαρα, τά, pits sacred to Demeter and Persephone, into which young pigs were let down in the Thesmophoria, Paus.9.8.1, Porph.Antr.6, Sch.Luc.DMeretr.1:— also written μάγαρον , Men.1031. (For sense IV cf. Hebr. mĕ`ārāh 'cave'.)
Henry George Liddell. Robert Scott. A Greek-English Lexicon. revised and augmented throughout by. Sir Henry Stuart Jones. with the assistance of. Roderick McKenzie. Oxford. Clarendon Press. 1940.
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