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πλαγκ-τός , ή, όν, also ός, όν A.Ag.593 : (πλάζω A) :—poet. Adj.
A.wandering, roaming, of ships, Id.Pers.277 (lyr.) ; “πλαγκτὰ δ᾽ ὡσεί τις νεφέλαE.Supp.961 (lyr.); π. ὕδωρ, of the Euripús, AP9.73 (Antiphil.) ; ἰός ib.6.75 (Paul. Sil.); πλαγκτὰν ὁδόν a devious route, Hymn.Is.149.
b. π. ἄστρὰ, = πλάνητες, Alex.Eph. ap. Theo Sm.p.140 H.
2. metaph., wandering in mind, erring, distraught, Od.21.363, A.Ag.593.
II. Πλαγκταὶ πέτραι rocks near Scylla and Charybdis, Od.12.59sqq., 23.327; later identified with the Συμπληγάδες or Κυάνεαι of the Bosporus, Hdt.4.85, Arr.Peripl.M.Eux.25, Eratosth. ap. Sch.E.Med.2, etc.; but also with the volcanic islands of Lipari, A.R.4.924, cf. Apollod.1.9.25.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (10):
    • Aeschylus, Persians, 277
    • Pseudo-Apollodorus, Library, 1.9.25
    • Euripides, Medea, 2
    • Euripides, Suppliants, 961
    • Herodotus, Histories, 4.85
    • Homer, Odyssey, 12.59s
    • Homer, Odyssey, 21.363
    • Homer, Odyssey, 23.327
    • Aeschylus, Agamemnon, 593
    • Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica, 4.924
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