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ὄροφ-ος , , (ἐρέφω)
A.reed used for thatching houses, described as λαχνήεις, Il.24.451 : distd. fr. κάλαμος, etc., Arist.Fr.268.
II. = ὀροφή, roof, Orac. ap. Hdt.7.140, A.Supp.650 (lyr.), Ar.Lys.229, Th. 1.134, Pl.R.417a, etc.: pl., ὀρόφους Φοίβου, i.e. his temple, E.Ion89 (anap.).
2. cover of a wagon, Paus.1.19.1.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (8):
    • Aeschylus, Suppliant Maidens, 650
    • Euripides, Ion, 89
    • Herodotus, Histories, 7.140
    • Homer, Iliad, 24.451
    • Pausanias, Description of Greece, 1.19.1
    • Plato, Republic, 417a
    • Thucydides, Histories, 1.134
    • Aristophanes, Lysistrata, 229
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