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μητρῷος , Dor. ματρ- , α, ον, contr. for μητρώϊος (q. v.),
A.of a mother, “αἷμαA.Eu.230; “τὰ πατρῷα καὶ μ. πήματαS.OC1196; μ. δέμας, periphr. for τὴν μητέρα, A.Eu.84; “οἱ πατρῷοι καὶ μ. θεοίX.Cyn.1.15, cf. IG3.235; μ. τροφή, γάλα, Sor.1.86, 87; “μ. κληρονομίαPSI1.66.2 (v A. D.); “τὰ μ.PMasp.6 ii 91 (vi A. D.).
II. Μητρῷον (sc. ἱερόν), τό, temple of Demeter, Clitodem.1: more freq. temple of Cybele, esp. at Athens, where it was the depository of the state archives, D.19.129, Aeschin.3.187, Chamael. ap. Ath.9.407c, IG22.463.28.
2. Μητρῷα (sc. ἱερά), τά, the worship of Cybele, D.H.Dem.22, Plu.2.407c, IG12(7).237.64 (Amorgos).
b. Μητρῷα, τά, music played in her honour, Duris 16 J.; in full, τὰ M. “μέληD.H.2.19; τὸ M. “αὔλημαPaus.10.30.9.
3. Μητρῷος, (sc. μήν), month in Bithynia, Hemerolog.Flor.
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