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ζεῦγος , εος, τό, (ζεύγνυμι)
A.yoke of beasts, pair or team of mules, oxen or horses, Il.18.543, IG5(2).3.1 (Arc., iv B.C.), etc.; “ζ. ἵππωνAnd. 4.26.
II. pair or couple of any things, ἰρήκων, αἰγυπιῶν, Hdt.3.76; πεδέων ib.130; “ἈτρειδᾶνA. Ag.44 (anap.); “ἐμβάδωνAr.Eq.872, cf. Herod.7.51; “ἐνωτίωνBGU 1050.9 (Aug.), etc.; “κεράμουIG12.313.23, al.; [κεράμων] SIG245 Gi36 (Delph., iv B.C.); “θυρῶνIG12.313.110; “ταὧνAntiph.205; “καλλιπύγωνCerc.14: abs., married couple, “τὸ ζ., καλεῖται θῆλυ καὶ ἄρρενX.Oec. 7.18; τὸ ἐρωτικὸν ζ. Luc.Am.11; κατὰ ζεῦγος in pairs, Plu.2.93d; “ἐς ζεύγεαLuc.Syr.D.12.
2. mouthpiece of a double flute, Thphr.HP 4.11.4,6.
3. ζ. ἱματίων suit of clothes, BGU814.9(iii A.D.).
III. incorrectly also of more than two things or persons joined together, ζ. τριπάρθενον three maiden sisters, of the Graces, E.Fr.357; so “ζ. τρίδουλονAr.Fr.576; ζ. νεκρῶν, where parents and children are spoken of, E.HF454.
IV. = Lat. jugerum, Cod.Just.10.27.2.8.
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