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ἔριον , τό, Ion. εἴριον GDIiv p.876 (Chios, iv B. C., also written ἔρια ibid.), Hdt., Hp., and always in Hom. (indicating ἐρϝ-) exc. gen. ἐρίοιο in Od.4.124:—
A.wool, Il.12.434, Od.l.c., Pl.Smp.175d ; ἐρίῳ στέψαντες, i.e. with woollen fillets, Id.R.398a, etc.: freq. in pl., Il. 3.388, Od.18.316 ; εἴρια ῥυπαρά, ἔρια οἰσυπηρά, greasy wool, Hp. Fract.21, Dsc.2.74 ; “ἔρια καθαράPCair.Zen.12.62 (iii B. C.); τἄρια, crasis for τὰ ., Ar.Ra.1387 ; οὖλα ἔρια ib.1067 ; . πεπταμένα outspread flocks of wool, Id.Nu.343 ; “ἐρίων τάλαντονId.V.1147 ; “τὰ Μιλήσια .Eub.90.3, cf. Amphis 27.1 ; “εἴρια ἀπὸ ξύλουcotton, Hdt.3. 47, cf. 106 ; τὸ . [τῆς ἀράχνης] a spider's web, Philostr.Im.2.28 ; τὰ ἐκ τῆς θαλάττης ., of the byssus of the pinna, Alciphr.1.2. (“ἔριαSchwyzer 180 (Crete) without initial ϝ-; Lat. vervex perh. not cogn.)
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