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ἀκήρ-υκτος, ον, unannounced, unproclaimed, ἀ. πόλεμος sudden war, Hdt.5.81; also a war in which no herald was admitted, truceless, X.An.3.3.5, Pl.Lg.626a, Aeschin.2.33; ἦν γὰρ ἄσπονδος καὶ ἀ. ὑμῖν πρὸς τοὺς θεατὰς πόλεμος D.18.262; ἀ. ἔχθρα Plu. Per.30.

2. without flag of truce, τὸ ἀ. τῆς ὁδοῦ App.Mith.104. Adv. -τως, ἐφοίτων Th.1.146; cf. foreg.

II. not proclaimed victor by heralds, inglorious, E.Heracl.89, Aeschin.3.230.

III. with no tidings, not heard of, S.Tr.45, Nonn.D.9.249.

2. unheralded, ἔρωτες ib.48.653.