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νυμφ-αῖος , α, ον, (νύμφη)
A.of or sacred to the Nymphs,σκοπιαίE.El.447(lyr.) ; “νᾶμαAP14.71 ; δρυες Tryph.324 ; νυμφαία λιβάς pure spring water, prob.l. in Antiph.52.13.
II. νυμφαῖον, τό, sanctuary of the Nymphs, IG 11(2).144A91 (Delos, iv B. C.), CIG4616 (Syria, ii A. D.), Plu.Alex.7, etc. : Boeot. νυνφῆον Schwyzer 485.6 (Thespiae, iii B. C.) ; esp. fountain with architectural background, Philostr.VA8.12.
III. ν. πτέρις, = θηλυπτερίς, Dsc.4.185 ; = δρυοπτερίς, Ps.-Dsc.4.187. [νυμφαι^ον is doubtful in E.IT216 (lyr.) : fort. νύμφαν.]
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (4):
    • Euripides, Electra, 447
    • Euripides, Iphigeneia in Taurus, 216
    • Plutarch, Alexander, 7
    • Philostratus the Athenian, Life of Apollonius of Tyana, 8.12
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