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πόντ-ιος , α, ον, also ος, ον E.Alc.595 (lyr.): (πόντος):—
A.of the sea, epith. of Poseidon, h.Hom.22.3, S.OC1072 (lyr.), etc.; “πόντιεE. Andr.1010 (lyr.); π. Θέτις, Νηρηΐδες, Pi.N.3.35, p.11.2; π. δάκη sea monsters, A.Pr.582 (lyr.); “π. βόσκημαId.Fr.275; π. ὕδωρ, πέλαγος, Pi.O.2.64, 7.56; κύματα, θύελλα, A.Pr.89, S.OC1659, etc.; ᾄδην π. πεφευγότες, i.e. death by drowning, A.Ag.667.
b. π. ῥάκη, of sponges or fragments of such, Trag.Adesp.258.
3. in the sea, of islands, Pi.N.8.18; esp. of those far out to sea, opp. πρόσγειοι, Arist.Mete.368b33, cf. Thphr.HP4.6.2,8.6.6; of ships, “βάριδεςA.Pers.553(lyr.); “ὅπλισμαE.IA253 (lyr.).
4. of persons, “ἱκέτας δέχεσθαι ποντίουςfrom the sea, Id.Cyc.300; “ἀφιέναι πόντιονinto the sea, Id.Hec.797.
5. brought by sea or from beyond sea, of iron, A.Th.940 (lyr.).
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