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μεγα^λο-φυ^ής , ές, (φυή)
A.of noble nature, “ἄνδρα -έστερον κατ᾽ ἄνθρωπονPlb.12.23.5, cf. Dam.Pr.54 (Comp.); “οἱ μ. τῶν ἀνθρώπωνS.E.P.1.12, cf. Arr. Epict.3.23.15; “μ. ἤθη καὶ πάθηD.H.Vett.Cens.2.11; μ. αὐθεντία σου, as a title, Just.Nov.126.3 Ep. Adv. -“φυ^ῶςArr.Epict.2.17.19.
2. endowed with genius, Phld.Rh.1.28 S., D.L.1.38; τὸ μ. lofty genius, Longin.9.1; “τὸ-έστατονId.34.4.
3. large, ἀμφίβια (in the Nile), Str.15.1.22.
II. Adv. -φυῶς in bad sense, with exaggeration, Cleom.2.1.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (3):
    • Strabo, Geography, 15.1.22
    • Polybius, Histories, 12.23.5
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Antiquitates Romanae, 2.11
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