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πεμπτ-αῖος , α, ον,
A.on the fifth day, mostly agreeing with the Subject, π. ἱκόμεσθα on the fifth day we came, Od.14.257, cf. Hp. Aph.4.36; π.γεγενημένος born five days before, Pi.O.6.53; “πεμπταῖα λογίζομαι . . γενέσθαιD.19.59; προκεῖσθαι π. to have been five days laid out as dead, Ar. Av. 474; [νεκροὶ] ἤδη ἦσαν π. X.An.6.4.9; ἔκρινεν [ὁ πυρετὸς] πεμπταίοισι came to a crisis with those who had had it five days, Hp.Epid. 1.20; π. ἀπὸ τῆς νίκης, ἐκ γενετῆς, Plu. Fab.17, Luc. Halc.5.
II. every fifth day, π. πυρετοί quintan fevers, Hp. Epid.1.24, cf. Alex. Aphr.Pr.2.10; “ποτισμοίPOxy.729.24 (ii A.D.).
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (6):
    • Aristophanes, Birds, 474
    • Demosthenes, On the False Embassy, 59
    • Homer, Odyssey, 14.257
    • Xenophon, Anabasis, 6.4.9
    • Hippocrates, Aphorismi, 4.36
    • Plutarch, Fabius Maximus, 17
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