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πτέρυξ 1 πτερόν

I.the wing of a bird, Il.; in pl. wings, Hom., etc.
2.a winged creature, a bird, Anth.
II.anything like a wing, the flap or skirt of a coat of armour, Xen.; also of the doric χιτών, Ar.
2.the broad edge of a knife or spear, Plut.
III.anything that covers or protects like wings, πτ. πέπλων Eur.; Εὐβοίης πτέρυξ, i. e. Aulis, id=Eur.
IV.metaph., πτέρυγες γόων the wings, i. e. the flight or flow, of grief, Soph.; πτ. Πιερίδων Pind.

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