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ὀπίσθ-ιος , α, ον, (cf. πρόσθιος)
A.hinder, belonging to the hinder part, IG12.369.12 ; τὰ . σκέλεα the hind-legs. Hdt.3.103, X.Eq.11.2 : sg., Arist.HA500b30 ; “πόδεςSemon.28, Philem.145 ; τένων . the tendo Achillis, Hp.Fract.11 ; so ὀπίσθια (sc. μόρια) Arist.GA722b29 ; τὸ . the hinder part, opp. τὸ πρόσθιον, Id.IA706b1 ; also of the cheek of animals, Id.HA492b23 : Subst. fem. ὀπισθία, hinder part, Epich. 90 ; of stars, following in the daily movement, Cleom.1.1. Adv. “-ίωςLXX 1 Ki.4.18.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (4):
    • Herodotus, Histories, 3.103
    • Old Testament, 1 Samuel, 4.18
    • Xenophon, On the Art of Horsemanship, 11.2
    • Hippocrates, De fracturis, 11
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