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seed

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. σπέρμα, τό.

Met., offspring: V. σπέρμα, τό, σπορά, ἡ; see offspring.

Generative seed: P. and V. σπέρμα, τό (Plat.), V. σπορά, ἡ.

Origin: P. and V. ἀρχή, ἡ, πηγή, ἡ, ῥίζα, ἡ.

Germ: P. and V. σπέρμα, τό.

Family race: P. and V. γένος, τό, V. γονή, ἡ, σπορά, ἡ , see race.