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τάρι_χ-ος [α^], , τάρι_χος , εος, τό, and τάρι_χον , τό (v. sub fin.):—
A.dead body preserved by embalming, mummy, “τεθνεὼς καὶ τάριχος ἐώνHdt.9.120.
II. meat preserved by salting, pickling, drying, or smoking, esp. dried or smoked fish, “τὸ ἕλκος . . φαίνεται ὥσπερ τάριχοςHp.VC19; “οὗ τὸ τάριχος ὤνιονAr.Eq.1247; “τὸ πολὺ τάριχοςId.Ra.558; “θρῖον ταρίχουςId.Ach.1101; “τοῦ ταρίχους . . ἀξιωτέραId.V.491; “ἐπὶ τῷ ταρίχειId.Fr.630, cf. Ach.967: pl. “τάριχοιHdt. l.c.; “ταρίχηHermipp.63.5, Gal.6.747, etc.: dual ταρίχει Hdn.Gr. 2.322.
III. metaph. of a stupid fellow, stockfish, “τὸν τ. τουτονίAr.Fr.200.--It is laid down that the masc. is Ion., the neut. τάριχος Att., AB309.14: in fact, the masc. alone occurs in Hdt.; Hp. uses both forms, masc. (acc. τάριχον, v.l. -ος) in Morb.2.50, neut. (acc. τάριχος Γαδειρικόν) in Int.25; neut. predominates in Att., e.g. Ar. Il. cc., Chionid.6, Hermipp. l.c., but masc. in Cratin.40, Pl.Com.49, PCair.Zen.705.44 (iii B.C.), Sor.1.94,98:—also τάριχον , τό, Anaxandr.50, Philippid.9; pl. “τάριχαAxionic.3.15, PMich.Zen.2.11 (iii B.C.), Sor.1.46; ταρίχου (gender undetermined) PCair.Zen.12.38, 81, al. (iii B.C.), Sor.1.52, Gal.6.812.
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