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grain

τύμβος, ὦ νυμφεῖον, ὦ κατασκαφής οἴκησις αἰείφρουρος, οἷ πορεύομαι πρὸς τοὺς ἐμαυτῆς -> Tomb, bridal chamber, eternal prison in the caverned rock, whither I go to find mine own.
Sophocles, Antigone, 883

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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subs.

P. and V. σῖτος, ὁ; see corn. Seed: P. and V. σπέρμα, τό. Pip in fruit: P. πυρήν, ὁ (Hdt.). Clod: Ar. and V. βῶλος, ἡ (also Xen.). Grain (of salt): P. χόνδρος, ὁ (Hdt.). Against the grain, adj.: P. and V. δυσχερής, P. ἀηδής.