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σι^δηρ-ίτης [ι_τ], ου, , fem. σι^δηρ-ῖτις , ιδος: Dor. σι^δα_ρίτας , α, :—
A.of iron, ς. πόλεμος iron war, Pi.N.5.19; ς. τέχνη the smith's art, Eup.263; ς. πέτρα rock with iron ore in it, D.S.5.13; “ς. γῆArist.Fr.326 ed. Berol., Poll.3.87.
2. σιδηρῖτις, with or without λίθος, loadstone, Phld. Sign.9, Str.15.1.38, Plu.2.1005c, etc.
3. a precious stone, Plin. HN37.58, al.; used as remedy for snake-bite, Orph.L.361,390, 419.
II. σιδηρῖτις, , ironwort, Sideritis romana, Dsc.4.33, Plin. HN25.43, Aret.CD2.12; also “ς. πόαHsch.; “βοτάνη ς.J.AJ3.7.6, Gal.12.885.
2. also applied by Dsc. to burnet, Poterium Sanguisorba, 4.34; Cretan fig-wort, Scrophularia lucida, ib.35; Achilles' woundwort, Achillea tomentosa, ib.36.
3. = ἑλξίνη, ib.85.
4. = χαμαίπιτυς, Id.3.158.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (5):
    • Flavius Josephus, Jewish Antiquities, 3.7.6
    • Strabo, Geography, 15.1.38
    • Pliny the Elder, Naturalis Historia, 25.43
    • Pliny the Elder, Naturalis Historia, 37.58
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 5.13
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