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μελίκρα_τον , Ion. μελί-κρητον , τό, (κεράννυμι)
A.drink of honey and milk offered as a libation to the powers of the nether world, “χοὴν χεῖσθαι πᾶσιν νεκύεσσι, πρῶτα μελικρήτῳ, μετέπειτα δὲ ἡδέϊ οἴνῳOd.10.519, cf. SIG1025.34 (Cos); “μελίκρατα γάλακτοςE. Or.115; also, a mixture of honey and water, Hp. Aph.5.41, Arist. Metaph.1092b29, Com.Adesp. 128, Antyll. ap. Orib.5.29.7, Gal. ap. Orib.5.14.1, cf. Sch.S.OC481, Thphr. HP9.11.2; “μ. θερμόνPOxy.1088.61.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (4):
    • Euripides, Orestes, 115
    • Homer, Odyssey, 10.519
    • Sophocles, Oedipus at Colonus, 481
    • Hippocrates, Aphorismi, 5.41
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