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ὑπόπτερος , ον,
A.winged,ὄφιεςHdt.3.107; “πέλειαιS.Ph.288; νῶτα, δέμας, E.Hec.1264, Hel.618; “τίς ἦν γράψας πρῶτος . . Ἔρωθ᾽ ὑπόπτερον;Eub.41.2, cf. Pl.Alc.1.135e; also of a ship, whose sails are wings, Pi.O.9.24, cf. Mimn.12.7, Pherecyd.Syr.2; also “σύμφυτος δύναμις ὑποπτέρον ζεύγους τε καὶ ἡνιόχουPl.Phdr.246a; “ὄχημαLib. Ep.1457.1.
2. metaph., . ἀνορέαι soaring spirits, Pi.P.8.91; ἴτω ὑπόπτερον (sc. τὸ νεῖκος) let it pass swift as flight, E.Hel.1236; . φροντίσιν light-minded, A.Ch.603 (lyr.); δόμον . . κλῇσον ὑπόπτερος fly and shut it, Ion Trag.14 (lyr.): prov., . δ᾽ πλοῦτος wealth has wings, E.Fr.420.4.
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