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πολύ-πτυ^χος , ον, (πτύξ, πτυχή)
A.of or with many folds; esp. of mountains, with many valleys,πολυπτύχου ΟὐλύμποιοIl.8.411, cf. 20.5, Hes.Th.113; “Ἴδης ἐν κνημοῖσι πολυπτύχουIl.21.449, cf. 22.171, etc.; χθών, of the mountainous tract of Phocis, E.IT677; of a compress, many times folded,σπλήνHp.Fract.8, etc.
II. folded many times, with many leaves,δέλτοιLuc.Am.44; “γραμματεῖονPoll.4.18.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (7):
    • Euripides, Iphigeneia in Taurus, 677
    • Hesiod, Theogony, 113
    • Homer, Iliad, 8.411
    • Homer, Iliad, 21.449
    • Homer, Iliad, 20.5
    • Homer, Iliad, 22.171
    • Hippocrates, De fracturis, 8
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