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χερσ-αῖος , α, ον, also ος, ον Lyc.534: (χέρσος):—
A.from or of dry land, living or found thereon, ὄρνιθες χ., opp. λιμναῖοι, Hdt.7.119; “κροκόδειλοιId.4.192; ζῷα χ., opp. θαλάσσια, πετεινά, Id.2.123, cf. Pl. Ti.40a; χελώνη χ., opp. θαλασσία, v. χελώνη; μύες χ., Arist.Mir. 842b7; ὄφεις, opp. θαλάττιαι, Id.HA505b9; χ. (sc. θήρα) hunting of land-animals, opp. fishing, Pl.Sph.223b, cf. AP9.14 (Antiphil.); of landsmen, opp. seamen, E.Andr.457, Th.7.67; χ. παρασκευή, opp. ναυτική, Ascl.Tact.1.1; χ. πόλις an inland city, opp. seaport (ἐπιθαλαττίδιος), Pl.Lg.704b; ὁδοὶ χ., opp. voyages, AP11.42 (Crin.), cf. 4.3b.46 (Agath.): travelling by land,βραδὺς καὶ χ. ἜρωςPlu.2.750b; κῦμα στρατοῦ, opp. a fleet, A.Th.64: neut. pl. as Adv., Arat. 919.
II. χερσαῖος, as Subst., = χερσόνησος, Lyc.534.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (9):
    • Aeschylus, Seven Against Thebes, 64
    • Euripides, Andromache, 457
    • Herodotus, Histories, 2.123
    • Herodotus, Histories, 4.192
    • Herodotus, Histories, 7.119
    • Plato, Laws, 704b
    • Plato, Sophist, 223b
    • Plato, Timaeus, 40a
    • Thucydides, Histories, 7.67
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