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νεφέλη , , (νέφος), mass of clouds (distd. from ὁμίχλη, mist or fog, Arist.Mete.346b33), Il.15.20, Hes.Th.745, etc.; ν. κυανέη, πορφυρέη, Od.12.75, Il.17.551; “ἐριβρόμου νεφέλας στρατόςPi.P.6.11; “νεφέλαι πόκοις ἐρίων ὁμοῖαιThphr.Sign.13.—Mostly poet., but found in X.An.1.8.8, Arist., Thphr. ll. cc., and in late Prose, Plu.2.777e, Philostr.Ep.24.
II. of clouds in urine, Hp.Prog.12, Gal.6.252.
2. = νεφέλιον 11.2, Hp.Prorrh.2.20.
3. cloud on a mirror, Arist.Insomn.459b30.
III. fine bird-net, in pl., Ar.Av.194,528 (anap.), Call.Aet.3.1.37, Gal.UP1.2, Ath.1.25d: in sg., AP6.11 (Satyr.), 109 (Antip.), 185 (Zos.).
IV. Alchem., sublimate, Ps.-Democr.Alch.p.50 B.
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