Henry George Liddell; Robert Scott [1940], A Greek-English Lexicon; Machine readable text (Trustees of Tufts University, Oxford) [word count] [greatscott45].
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λύσσαλύσσ-ᾰ, Att. λύττᾰ, ,

   A rage, fury, in Hom. always of martial rage, κρατερὴ δέ ἑ λ. δέδυκεν Il.9.239; λ. ἔχων ὀλοήν ib.305; λ. δέ οἱ κῆρ αἰὲν ἔχε κρατερή 21.542.    2 after Hom., raging madness, frenzy, such as was caused by the gods, as that of 10, λύσσης πνεύματι μάργῳ A.Pr.883 (anap.); of Orestes, Id.Ch.287, E.Or.254, etc.; of the Proetides, B.10.102; of Bacchic frenzy, ἐλαφρὰ λ. E. Ba.851; θοαὶ Λύσσας κύνες, of the Furies, ib.977 (lyr.); λύσσῃ παράκοπος Ar.Th.680: strengthd., λ. μανιάς S.Fr.941.4; λύττα ἐρωτική Pl.Lg.839a; λ. alone, of raging love, Theoc.3.47; simply, rage, Phld.Ir.p.77 W.; fanaticism, περὶ τὰς αἱρέσεις Gal.8.148 (pl.).    3 personified, Λύσσα the goddess of madness, E.HF823.    II rabies, in dogs, X.An.5.7.26, Arist.HA604a5, Gal.1.296; in horses, Porph. Abst.3.7.    2 the worm under the tongue of dogs, removed from the belief that it produces rabies, Plin.HN29.100.
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Henry George Liddell; Robert Scott [1940], A Greek-English Lexicon; Machine readable text (Trustees of Tufts University, Oxford) [word count] [greatscott45].
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