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πολυ^-κέφα^λος , ον,
A.many-headed,θηρίονPl.R. 588c; “σοφιστήςId.Sph.240c, cf. Arist.GA769b27; of plants, interpol. in Dsc.2.152; π. στρέβλα (with allusion to Pl.R.l.c.) LXX 4 Ma. 7.14; νόμος π., a celebrated air on the flute, so called from its expressing the hissing of the serpents round the Gorgon's head, Plu.2.1133d.
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