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ἀμβρόσι-ος, α, ον, also ος, ον E.Med.983
- Aimmortal, divine, rarely of persons, νύμφη h.Merc.230:—in Ep., epith. of everything belonging to gods, as hair, Il.1.529, etc.; robes, sandals, etc., 5.338, 21.507, 24.341, al.; anointing oil, 14.172, 23.187; voice and song, h.Hom.27.18, Hes.Th.69; fodder and mangers of horses, Il.5.369 8.434; of night and sleep, as divine gifts, Od. 4.429, etc.; ὕδωρ Hom.Epigr.1.4; κρῆναι E.Hipp.748:—of things divinely excellent or beautiful, κάλλος Od.18.193; of verses, Pi.P.4.299; Ἀφροδίτας ἀ. φιλοτάτων Id.N.8.1.
ἀμβρόσιος (ἄμβροτος): ambrosial, divine; epith. of anything belonging to, pertaining to, or conceived as bestowed by the gods; χαῖται,Il. 1.529; εἶδαρ(for their steeds), Il. 7.369, νύξ, ὕπνος.
lengthd. form of ἄμβροτος
- immortal, Hhymn.:—in Hom. night and sleep are called ambrosial, divine, as gifts of the gods; so of everything belonging to the gods, as their hair, robes, sandals, the fodder and the mangers of their horses.