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πυ^ρό-εις , εσσα, εν,
A.fiery, κεραυνός Cleanth.1.10; “ἀστήρA.R.3.1377; “μύκητεςCall.Fr.47; ὄμματα, πόθος, AP5.14 (Rufin.), 9.132; “κάπροςOpp.C. 1.389, al.; “βέλοςNonn.D.2.436.
2. Π. the planet Mars, from its fiery colour, Arist.Mu.399a9, IG12(1).913 (Rhodes, i B.C.), Cic. ND2.20.53, Alex.Eph. ap. Theo Sm.p.139 H., Ph.1.504, Cleom.1.3, etc.
3. as epith. of divinities, freq. in Nonn.D., as Ares, 41.348; Dionysus, 21.222; Hephaestus, 2.225; Zeus, 6.218.
II. πυροῦντες, οἱ, a sort of trout, Mnesith. ap. Ath.8.358c.
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    • Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica, 3.1377
    • Cicero, de Natura Deorum, 2.20
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