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περιδέξιος , ον,
A.with two right hands, i.e. ambidextrous, Il.21.163, AP12.247 (Strat.).
2. very dexterous or expert, “λόγοιAr.Nu.949 (lyr.). Adv. -ξως Philostr.VS1.19.1.
3. convenient, Opp.C.1.114,455.
4. δένδρον π., name of a fabulous Indian tree, Cyran. 95.
II. going round the right arm :—Subst. περιδέξιον , τς, armlet for the right arm, PPetr.2 Intr.p.22 (iii B. C.), LXX Ex.35.22, Is. 3.20.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (5):
    • Aristophanes, Clouds, 949
    • Homer, Iliad, 21.163
    • Old Testament, Exodus, 35.22
    • Old Testament, Isaiah, 3.20
    • Philostratus the Athenian, Lives of the Sophists, 1.19.1
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