ἄμμος

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Related to ἄμαθος (ámathos, sand)

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ἄμμος (ámmos) (genitive ἄμμου) f, second declension

  1. sand
    • 428 BCE – 347 BCE, Plato, Phaedo 110.A
      σήραγγες δὲ καὶ ἄμμος καὶ πηλὸς ἀμήχανος καὶ βόρβοροί εἰσιν
  2. sandy ground, a racecourse
    • 430 BCE – 354 BCE, Xenophon, Memorabilia 3.3.6
      ἐάν που κινδυνεύειν δέῃ, πότερον ἐπάγειν τοὺς πολεμίους ἐπὶ τὴν ἄμμον κελεύσεις

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