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ξηρός 1

I.dry, Lat. siccus, opp. to ὑγρός, Hdt., Ar.; ξηροῖς ὄμμασι, Hor.'s siccis oculis, Aesch.
2.of bodily condition, withered, lean, haggard, δέμας Eur., Theocr. Subst., ξηρά (sc. γῆ), dry land, Xen.; so, τὸ ξηρόν Hdt.; ναῦς ἐπὶ τοῦ ξηροῦ ποιεῖν to leave the ships aground, Thuc.

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