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χηρα^μός ,
A.hole, cleft, hollow, κοίλην εἰσέπτατο πέτρην, χηραμόν, of a rock pigeon, Il.21.495, cf. Arist.HA614b35, Hld.8.16; χ. [σφηκῶν] Lyc.181; of a mouse's hole, Babr.107.13; of a hollow in the hilt of a sword, Ach.Tat.3.20, 21; of a shell, Id.2.11; of the hollows on the sides of the tongue, Poll.2.107.—The gend. is undetermined in Hom.; fem., A.R.4.1452, prob. in Arist.l.c.; masc., Ael.NA3.26, Philostr.VA2.14: heterocl. pl. χηραμά, τά, Nic.Th.55, 149, Q.S.9.382; cf. χηλαμός, χαραμός, χειραμός.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (6):
    • Homer, Iliad, 21.495
    • Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica, 4.1452
    • Aelian, De Natura Animalium, 3.26
    • Philostratus the Athenian, Life of Apollonius of Tyana, 2.14
    • Achilles Tatius, Leucippe et Clitophon, 2.11
    • Achilles Tatius, Leucippe et Clitophon, 3.20
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