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  • προσφιλής. Most precious possessions: P. and V. τὰ τιμιώτατα. Precious stone: Ar. and P. λίθος, ὁ or ἡ, P. λιθίδιον, τό. Look up precious on Perseus Dictionaries
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  • building: P. and V. λίθος, ὁ. Collect stones for building, v.: P. λιθοφορεῖν. Precious stone: Ar. and P. λίθος, ὁ or ἡ, P. λιθίδιον, τό; see jewel. Whetstone:
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  •    2    Transf.    a Things made of precious stones.    (a)    A drinking-vessel, goblet or cup, made of a precious stone: nec bibit e gemma divite nostra
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  • alba: ae, f. albus, I a white precious stone, the pearl, Lampr. Hel. 21. Look up in: Google | Google Books | Perseus KWIC Corpus search | Perseus Morphology
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  • riēn, is, m., s. ren. rien rienis N M :: kidney(s) (usu. pl.); name of precious stone
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  • adj. P. πολυτελής. Precious: P. and V. τίμιος. Splendid: P. and V. λαμπρός; see splendid. luxurious: Ar. and P. τρυφερός, V. ἁβρός. rich (of things): V
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  • στην ελλ. ξεν. όρου, πρβλ. αγγλ. semiprecious stone < semi- (πρβλ. ημι-) + precious «πολύτιμος». Η λ. μαρτυρείται από το 1890 στον Κ. Μητσόπουλο]. Αναζήτηση
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  • λιθίδιον, τό; see Plat., Phaedo 110D and E for reference to jewels. Met., precious possession: P. and V. κτῆμα. Ornament, glory: P. and V. σχῆμα, τό, V. προσχῆμα
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  • extremely expensive: costly, very precious, of great price. πολυτελές (πολύς, and τέλος cost) (from Herodotus down), precious; a. requiring great outlay, very
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  • to promise mountains of gold, Ter. Phorm. 1, 2, 18: carius auro, more precious than gold, Cat. 107, 3 (cf.: κρεισσονα χρυσοῦ>, Aesch. Choëph. 372; χρυσοῦ
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  • Hdt.2.69; cf. τὴν ὕαλον… ὅσα τε λίθων χυτὰ εἴδη καλεῖται Pl.Ti.61c); λ. = precious stone is fem. in Hp.Nat.Mul.99, IG22.1421.92, 1460.21, but masc. in Hdt
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  • [ῑ], ιδος, ἡ (sc. λίθος), a precious stone    A found in the Choaspes, Plin.HN37.156.
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  • heliotrope, Varr. R. R. 1, 46; Plin. 2, 41, 41, § 109; 22, 21, 29, § 57. — II A precious stone with green and brown streaks, striped jasper, Plin. 37, 10, 60, §
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  • ὁ,    A gold, τιμῆς Il.18.475, etc.; coupled with other precious things, e.g. χαλκός, σίδηρος, 6.48; ἐσθής, Od.5.38; χρυσὸν κέρασιν περιχεύας (of a victim)
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  • d. lat. Wortf. S. 595. ren renis N M :: kidney(s) (usu. pl.); name of precious stone
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  • (sc. λίθος), ου, ὁ,    A precious stone like a bean, Plin.HN37.188. κυαμίας, ὁ (Α) (ενν. λίθος) πολύτιμος λίθος όμοιος με κύαμο. [ΕΤΥΜΟΛ. < κύαμος +
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  • Mart. 4, 28, 4; Claud. VI. Cons. Hon. 563), = σμάραγδός, a transparent precious stone of a bright green color; including not only our emerald, but also
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  • callaïs: ĭdis, f., = καλλαΐς, I a sea-green precious stone, the turquoise, Plin. 37, 10, 56, § 151 (in Sol. 20 called callaica).—Hence, II callăĭnus, a
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  • chlamys distincta aureis stellis, Suet. Ner. 25.—    B A bright point on a precious stone, Plin. 37, 7, 25, § 96; 37, 9, 51, § 134; 37, 10, 67, § 182.—    C
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  • haruspices, Gell. 4, 5, 5: litterae, Liv. 9, 36: coronae, made of gold and precious stones, and worn by those who triumphed, Plin. 21, 3, 4, § 6.—Sing., Plin
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