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πῖαρ , τό, only nom. and acc. (exc. dat.
A.πίαριSuid.) : (πίων) :—fat, Ep. and Ion. word, “βοῶν ἐκ πῖαρ ἑλέσθαιIl.11.550 ; of men, Hp.Nat. Puer.21.
b. any fatty substance, “π. ἐλαίηςA.R.4.1133 ; π. μελιηδές prob. cream, AP9.224 (Crin.), cf. Sol.36.21 (πῦαρ Pap. Arist.Ath.); thick juice from trees, Hp.Nat.Puer.26; of the fig, Id.Mul.2.205, Ulc. 15 ; richness of soil, “ἐπεὶ μάλα π. ὑπ᾽ οὖδαςOd.9.135, cf. h.Ap.60 ; “ἐσθλῆς ἀρούρης π. ἔγκληρον χθονόςLyc.1060, cf.AP9.555 (Crin.).
2. metaph., cream, choicest part of a thing, h.Ven.30.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (6):
    • Homeric Hymns, Hymn 3 to Apollo, 60
    • Homeric Hymns, Hymn 5 to Aphrodite, 30
    • Homer, Iliad, 11.550
    • Homer, Odyssey, 9.135
    • Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica, 4.1133
    • Hippocrates, De ulceribus, 15
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