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πολυ?́πον-ος , ον, of men,
A.much-labouring, much-suffering, as a general epith. of mankind, “π. ἄνδρεςPi.N.1.33; “βροτοίA.Supp.382 (lyr.), E.Or.175 (lyr.), etc.; “-ωτάτη βροτῶνId.Hec. 722, cf. Ar.Th.1023 codd.; laborious, Puchstein Epigr.Gr.p.7.
2. of things, painful, toilsome,δόρυA.Pers.320; “[τόξα]S.Ph.777; “αἰκίαId.El.515 (lyr.); “ἀνάγκαιE.Or.1011 (lyr.); “νοῦσοςHp.Aff.23; “κρυπτεία π. πρὸς τὰς καρτερήσειςPl.Lg.633b; δι᾽ ἐμὸν ὄνομα π. (i.e. Helen's) E.Hel.199 (lyr.). Adv. “-νωςPlu.Alex.63, Phalar.Ep.34.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (11):
    • Aeschylus, Persians, 320
    • Aeschylus, Suppliant Maidens, 382
    • Aristophanes, Thesmophoriazusae, 1023
    • Euripides, Hecuba, 722
    • Euripides, Helen, 199
    • Euripides, Orestes, 1011
    • Euripides, Orestes, 175
    • Plato, Laws, 633b
    • Sophocles, Electra, 515
    • Sophocles, Philoctetes, 777
    • Plutarch, Alexander, 63
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