Henry George Liddell; Robert Scott [1940], A Greek-English Lexicon; Machine readable text (Trustees of Tufts University, Oxford) [word count] [greatscott81].
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φωσφόροςφωσφόρ-ος (parox.), ον, poet. φαοσφόρος Lyr.Adesp. in PLit.Lond.51.5, φαεσφόρος Call.Dian.204, etc.:—

   A bringing or giving light, Ἕως E.Ion1157; φ. ἀστήρ, of Dionysus at the mysteries, Ar.Ra.342 (lyr.); φ. πεῦκαι Id.Fr.599; αἴγλη, Ἦμαρ, Orph.A.1246, Εὐχή 24.    b Subst., ὁ φ. (sc. ἀστήρ), the light-bringer, i.e. the morning-star, a name specially given to the planet Venus, Ti.Locr.96e,97a, Arist.Mu.392a27, 399a8, Cic.ND2.20.53, Ph.1.504, cf. Alex.Eph. ap. Theo Sm. p.138H.    2 of the eye, φ. ὄμματα Pl. Ti.45b; φ. κόραι, of the Cyclops, E.Cyc.611 (lyr.).    b name of an eye-salve, Gal.12.747.    II torch-bearing, epith. of certain deities, esp. of Hecate, E.Hel.569, Ar.Th.858, Fr.594a; φ. θεά (sc. Ἄρτεμις) E.IT21, cf. Call.l.c.; νὴ τὴν Φωσφόρον Ar.Lys.443, Antiph. 58.6; of Hephaestus, Orph.H.66.3: pl., ἱερεὺς Φωσφόρων Hesperia 4.49 (Athens, ii A. D.).    III φωσφόρος, , torch-bearer, title of a priestess, Κλεοπάτρας θεᾶς PRein.10.8, etc. (ii B. C.).
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Henry George Liddell; Robert Scott [1940], A Greek-English Lexicon; Machine readable text (Trustees of Tufts University, Oxford) [word count] [greatscott81].
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