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πορφυρ-ίς , ίδος, ,
A.purple garment or covering, X.Cyr.2.4.6; distd. from φοινικίς, ib.8.3.3, cf. Poll.7.55; “π. θαλαττίαPlb.38.7.2; π. ἐξίτηλοι, opp.ἀληθιναί, X.Oec.10.3, cf. Chrysipp.Stoic.3.196, Luc.Hist.Conscr.10, Nigr. 13,etc.
II. a purple-coloured bird,τανύπτερος ὡς ὅκα π.Ibyc.4, cf. Ar.Av.304, Call.Fr.100c2.
III. = ἄγχουσα, Ps.-Dsc.4.23.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (6):
    • Aristophanes, Birds, 304
    • Xenophon, Cyropaedia, 2.4.6
    • Xenophon, Cyropaedia, 8.3.3
    • Xenophon, Economics, 10.3
    • Polybius, Histories, 38.7.2
    • Lucian, Quomodo historia conscribenda sit, 10
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