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στάχυς [στα^χυ_ς E.HF5, but στα^χυ^ν Call.Dian.130, A.R.1.688], υος, : pl.
A.στάχυεςIG12.280.78,22.1424a333, etc.; Ep. dat. “σταχύεσσινIl.23.598; acc. “στάχυ_ςAr.Eq.393, OGI56.68 (Canopus, iii B.C.), but “στάχυαςLXX Ge.41.7, etc:—ear of corn, in pl., Il.l.c., Hes.Op.473, Ev.Matt.12.1, etc.; τοὺς ὑπερέχοντας τῶν ς. Arist.Pol.1284a30: in sg., A.Supp.761, Fr.304.7, S.Fr.395, and freq in E., Hec.593, al.: metaph., “ς. ἄτηςA.Pers.821; ἐκ καλάμης . . στάχυες, of Bacchylides' poems, AP4.1.34 (Mel.):—of the Theban Σπαρτοί, E.Ph.939, HF5, Ba.264; of the crop reaped by Cleon in capturing the Spartans at Sphacteria, Ar.Eq.393; βίον θερίζειν ὥστε κάρπιμον ς. E.Fr.757.6.
2. generally, scion, progeny, “ς. ἄρσηνId.Fr.360.22, cf. Lyc.214; δισσὸν Βορέον ς. Orph.A.218; “τέκνωνMan.6.304; “ἸνδῶνNonn.D.18.267; Ἑλλάδος ἀμώων ἄγαμον ς. AP9.362.25.
3. name of the chief star in the constellation Virgo, Spica Virginis, Arat.97, Ptol.Alm.7.5: in pl., Man. 2.134.
II. lower part of the abdomen, Heliod. ap. Orib.50.26 tit., Poll.2.168, cf. Eust.194.4, 410.17.
III. base horehound, Stachys germanica, Dsc.3.106, Plin.HN24.136.
V. surgical bandage, 'spica' bandage, Heliod. ap. Orib.48.46 tit., Gal.18(1).814.
VII. = Heb. shibboleth, LXX Jd.12.6.
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    • Aeschylus, Persians, 821
    • Aeschylus, Suppliant Maidens, 761
    • Aristophanes, Knights, 393
    • Euripides, Bacchae, 264
    • Euripides, Hecuba, 593
    • Euripides, Heracles, 5
    • Euripides, Phoenician Women, 939
    • Hesiod, Works and Days, 473
    • Old Testament, Genesis, 41.7
    • Homer, Iliad, 23.598
    • Sophocles, Ichneutae, 395
    • Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica, 1.688
    • New Testament, Matthew, 12.1
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