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σείριος , , name of the, Sirius, whose visible heliacal rising marked the season of greatest heat (cf. Gem.17.39), Hes.Op. 587,609, Sc.153,397, Alc.39, E.Hec.1104 (lyr.); “Σείριος κύωνA.Ag. 967, S.Fr.803; “Σείριος ἀστήρHes.Op.417:—of the sun, acc. to Hsch., in Archil.61, cf. “ἀκτὶς ΣειρίαLyc.397 and Sch. ad loc.; “ς. ἠέλιοςOrph.A.120; of stars, Ibyc.3, Alcm.23.62, cf. E.Fr.779.8 cod. Longin., of a bright planet, Id.IA7 (acc. to Theo Sm. p.146 H., dub., anap.).
2. Adj. destructive, “σείριαι νᾶεςTim.Pers. 192.
4. σείριον (sc. ἱμάτιον), a light summer garment, Harp. s.v. σείρινα, Phot. s.v. σειρῆνα. (Suid. derives it from a form σείρ gen. σειρός, = ἥλιος, which is suspect.)
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