Henry George Liddell; Robert Scott [1940], A Greek-English Lexicon; Machine readable text (Trustees of Tufts University, Oxford) [word count] [greatscott06].
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ἄνθοςἄνθος (A), ους, τό. gen. pl. ἀνθέων, freq. used for ἀνθῶν, S.El.896, Hermipp.5,6, Eub.105, Aristag.3; but

   A ἀνθῶν Pherecr.46, Pl.Criti. 115a, X.Cyn.5.5:—blossom, flower, πέτονται ἐπ' ἄνθεσιν εἰαρινοῖσιν Il.2.89; ὑακινθίνῳ ἄνθει ὁμοίας Od.6.231; βρύει ἄνθεϊ λευκῷ Il.17.56; τέρεν' ἄνθεα ποίης Od.9.449; ἐπ' ἄνθεσιν ἵζειν Ar.Eq.403; δένδρα καὶ ἄνθη καὶ καρπούς Pl.Phd.110d; ἡ κατ' ἄνθη δίαιτα Id.Smp.196a; ἄνθεα τεθρίππων the chaplets of flowers which graced them, Pi.O.2.50, cf.7.80; [Δάφνιν] φέρβον μαλακοῖς ἄνθεσσι μέλισσαι, i.e. with honey, Theoc.7.81.    2 generally, anything thrown out upon the surface, eruption, προσώπου Hp.Coac.416; cf. ἐξανθέω. froth or scum, ἄ. οἴνου Gal.11.628, Gp.6.3.9,7.15.6; ἄνθη χαλκοῦ, = χάλκανθος, Nic.Th.257; ἄ. χαλκοῦ, v. χαλκός; ἄ. χρυσοῦ, = ἀδάμας, Poll.7.99.    3 in pl., embroidered flowers on garments, Hermipp.5,6, Pl.R.557c, Cypr. Fr.4.    II metaph., bloom, flower of life, ἥβης ἄ. Il.13.484, Pi.P. 4.158, A.Supp.663; ἥβης ἄνθεσι Sol.25; κουρήιον ἄ. h.Cer.108; ὥρας ἄ. X.Smp.8.14; παῖς καλὸν ἄ. ἔχων Thgn.994; χροιᾶς ἀμείψεις ἄ. the bloom of complexion, A.Pr.23; τὸ τοῦ σώματος ἄ. its youthful bloom, Pl.Smp.183e; ὅταν [τὰ πρόσωπα] τὸ ἄ. προλίπῃ Id.R.601b; also, the flower of an army and the like , ἄ. Ἄργους A.Ag.197; ἄ. Περσίδος αἴας Id.Pers.59, cf. 252,925, E.HF876 (lyr.); ὅ τι ἦν αὐτῶν ἄ. ἀπολώλει Th.4.133; ἄνθεα ὕμνων νεωτέρων the choice flowers of new songs, Pi.O.9.48; τὸ σὸν . . ἄ, παντέχνου πυρὸς σέλας thy pride or honour, A.Pr.7; τὰ ἄνθη flowers or choice passages, elegant extracts, APl.4.274, Cic.Att.16.11.1.    2 like ἀκμή, the bloom, i.e. height of anything, bad as well as good, δηξίθυμον ἔρωτος ἄ. A.Ag.743; ἀκήλητον μανίας ἄ. S.Tr.999; ἀ. τοῦ νοῦ Procl.in Alc.p.248C., Dam.Pr. 70; τῆς οὐσίας Procl. in Ti.1.412D.; τῆς ψυχῆς ib.472D.    III brightness, brilliancy, as of gold, Thgn.452; χαλκήϊον ἄ. Orph.Fr. 174; of dyes, lustre, PHolm.17.37; freq. of purple, in sg., Pl. R.429d, Arist.HA547a7, J.AJ3.6.1; ἁλὸς ἄνθεα AP6.206 (Antip. Sid.); of bright colours generally, περιβόλαια παντὸς ἄνθους D.H.7.72; ἄ. θαλάσσιον seaweed dye, Ps.-Democr.Alch.p.42B.    IV ἄ. πεδινόν, = ἀνθεμίς, Ps.-Dsc.3.136.
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