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αἰόλος Deriv. uncertain. The penult. is lengthd. in the gen. Αἰόλου μεγαλήτορος, metri grat., Od.

I.quick-moving, Il.; αἰόλαι εὐλαί wriggling worms, id=Il.; so of wasps and serpents, id=Il.
II.changeful of hue, gleaming, glancing, of arms and armour, id=Il.; (but here also it may be explained moving with the body, manageable, Lat. habilis);— also, αἰόλα νύξ star-spangled night, Soph.; Aesch. calls smoke flushed by fire-light αἰόλη πυρὸς κάσις; αἰόλα σάρξ discoloured from disease, Soph.
1.changeful, shifting, varied, κάκα Aesch.; of sounds, ἰαχή Eur.
2.shifty, wily, slippery, ψεῦδος Pind. prop. n., proparox. Αἴολος, ου, , lord of the winds, properly the rapid or the changeable, Od.

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