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νέπους , ποδος, , once in Hom. in pl., νέποδες καλῆς Ἁλοσύδνης, of seals, prob.
A.children of H., Od.4.404, cf. Eust.1502.36: so in later Poets, “ἀθάνατοι δὲ καλεῦνται ἑοὶ νέποδεςTheoc.17.25; “γοργοφόνοι νέποδεςCleon Sic. ap. EM389.28; “ Κεῖος Ὑλλίχου νέπουςCall.Fr.77, cf. A.R.4.1745: also expld. from νε- (for νη- privat.), πούς, the footless ones, Apion ap.Apollon.Lex., and from νέω (A), = νηξί-ποδες, web-footed, ibid., Et.Gud.405.49: hence in later Poets, of fish,θαλασσαίων μυνδότεροι νεπόδωνCall.Fr.260, cf. Nic.Al.468, 485, AP 6.11 (Satyr.), 11.60 (Paul. Sil.); ἕκαστά τε φῦλα νεπούδων is f.l. in h.Ap.78.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (3):
    • Homer, Odyssey, 4.404
    • Homeric Hymns, Hymn 3 to Apollo, 78
    • Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica, 4.1745
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