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χοιρ-άς , άδος, , a hog or a hog's back, χ. πέτρα low rock rising just above the sea like a hog's back, Pi.P.10.52, cf. AP9.289 (Bass.)
2. Subst., χ. ἀμυδρά sunken rock, Archil.128, cf. Thgn. 576; opp. σκόπελοι ὀξέες, Hdt.2.29; “ἀκταὶ . . χοιράδες τεA.Pers.421; χ. Δηλία the Delian rock, i. e. the rocky isle of Delos, Id.Eu.9; “Δήλιοι χ.E.Tr.89; “χ. ΣηπιάςId.Andr.1265; χοιράδες, of the Symplegades, Theoc.13.23; αἱ χ. νῆσοι, off Tarentum, Th.7.33.
II. in pl., scrofulous swellings in the glands of the neck, etc., Hp.Aph.3.26, AP11.333 (Callicter), Plu.Cic.9,26.
III. sow, PMag.Osl.1.107.
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    • Hippocrates, Aphorismi, 3.26
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