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ἄσβεστος , ον, also η, ον Il.16.123:—
A.unquenchable, inextinguishable,φλόξIl. l. c.; not quenched,πῦρ .D.H.3.67, Plu.Num.9; “κλέοςOd.4.584; “γέλωςIl.1.599; “βοή11.50; “ἐργμάτων ἀκτὶς καλῶν . αἰείPi.I.4(3).42; . πόρος ὠκεανοῦ ocean's ceaseless flow, A.Pr.532 (lyr.); πῦρ, of hell, Ev.Marc.9.43.
II. as Subst., ἄσβεστος (sc. τίτανος), , unslaked lime, Dsc.5.115, Plu.Sert.17, Eum.16; “. κονίαLyc. ap. Orib.8.25.16.
2. a mineral or gem, Plin.HN37.146. ἀσβεστώδης: tofus, Gloss.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (10):
    • Aeschylus, Prometheus Bound, 532
    • Homer, Iliad, 11.50
    • Homer, Iliad, 16.123
    • Homer, Iliad, 1.599
    • Homer, Odyssey, 4.584
    • New Testament, Mark, 9.43
    • Plutarch, Eumenes, 16
    • Plutarch, Sertorius, 17
    • Plutarch, Numa, 9
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Antiquitates Romanae, 3.67
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