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πτερ-ωτός , ή, όν, also ός, όν S.OC1460:—
A.feathered, Hdt.2.76; “τοξεύματαE.HF571, cf. Or.274; [ ψυχὴ] ἦν τὸ πάλαι π. Pl.Phdr. 251b; προσκεφάλαια π. stuffed with feathers, Poll.6.10.
II. winged, “ὄφιεςHdt.2.75; ὄχος, ἅρματα, A.Pr.135 (lyr.), E.IA250 (lyr.), etc.; “Διὸς βροντήS. l.c.; “ἍιδαςE.Alc.261 (lyr., dub. l.); “ὄνειροιLuc.VH2.34: metaph., “π. ἰξὸς ὀμμάτων ἜρωςTim.Com.2.
2. π. φθόγγος a sound as of wings in the air, Ar.Av.1198.
3. π. χιτωνίσκοι tunics with flaps, Plu.2.330b.
4. Astrol., epith. of certain signs, Vett.Val.10.9, Heph.Astr.1.1, Cat.Cod.Astr.1.104, al.
5. πτερωτοί (sc. ὄρνιθες) winged creatures, birds, E.Ba.257; gen. “πτερωτῶνA.Supp.510, E. Hel.747; “π. γένοςArist.HA490a12; τὰ π. τῶν ζῴων, οἷον τὰς ὄρνιθας ib.518b35; ἔντομα, καὶ ἄπτερα καὶ π. ib.523b18; sts. of birds, as a sub-division of τὰ πτηνά, opp. τὰ πτιλωτά, τὰ δερμόπτερα, ib.490a6.
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    • Aeschylus, Prometheus Bound, 135
    • Aeschylus, Suppliant Maidens, 510
    • Aristophanes, Birds, 1198
    • Euripides, Alcestis, 261
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    • Euripides, Helen, 747
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    • Herodotus, Histories, 2.75
    • Herodotus, Histories, 2.76
    • Plato, Phaedrus, 251b
    • Sophocles, Oedipus at Colonus, 1460
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