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πάππος , ,
A.grandfather, Hdt.3.55, Ar.Eq.447, Nu.65, And.3.6; “π. καὶ πάππου πατήρPl.Lg.856d; π. πρὸς μητρὸς πατρός on the mother's or father's side, ibid., cf. CIG1628, 3332, Poll.3.16: in pl., grandparents, CIG2837b (p.1117); also, generally, ascendants, ancestors, Pl.Tht.174e; ἐπὶ πάππους δύο τρεῖς πλείους [ὁρίζεσθαι πολίτην] Arist.Pol.1275b24; “εἰς τρίτον π. ἀναφέρειν τὸ γένοςD.H.4.47; “φυσάτω πάππους παρ᾽ ἡμῖνAr.Av.765, with pun on signf. 111, cf. Sch. ad loc.
2. a character in Com. dramas, Pantaloon, Poll.4.143.
II. down on the seeds of certain plants, “γραίας ἀκάνθης π.S.Fr.868; “π. ἀπ᾽ ἀκάνθηςEub.107.19: pl., Thphr.Sign.37, Arat.921, Dsc.4.96, Alex.33; = ἀκανθίς 11, Plin.HN25.168.
2. first down on the chin, opp. μύσταξ, Ruf.Onom.49, Poll.2.80, Eust.1353.57, Suid.
III. a small bird in whose nest the cuckoo lays (cf. ὑπολαΐς), Ael.NA3.30, Sch.Ar.Av.766.
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    • Aristophanes, Clouds, 65
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