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ὑπέκ-καυμα , ατος, τό,
A.combustible matter, fuel, X.Cyr.7.5.22, Arist.Resp.473a5, Mete.341b19, al.: metaph. of food, as supplying animal heat, Hp.Aph.1.14, Plu.2.694f, Aët.9.19.
b. the supposed Sphere of Fire surrounding the atmosphere, Simp. in Cael.20.26, al. (quoting Arist.Mete. l.c.).
2. metaph., provocative, incentive,ἔρωτοςX.Smp.4.25; “πολλοῖς . ἔστ᾽ ἔρωτος μουσικήMen.237, cf. Phld.Mus.p.80 K.; “. τῆς νόσουArist. Pr.859b19; “πόθου καὶ χάριτοςPlu.Lyc.15.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (4):
    • Xenophon, Cyropaedia, 7.5.22
    • Xenophon, Symposium, 4.25
    • Hippocrates, Aphorismi, 1.14
    • Plutarch, Lycurgus, 15
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