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ἀπο-ρρώξ, ῶγος, ὁ, ἡ, (ἀπορρήγνυμι) broken off, abrupt, sheer, precipitous, ἀκταί Od.13.98; πέτρα X.An.6.4.3, cf. Arist.HA611a21, Call.Lav.Pall.41.

2. Subst., cliff, precipice, Plb.7.6.3, etc.; ἀκμή AP7.693 (Apollonid.); abyss, J.BJ1.21.3.

II. fem. Subst., piece broken off, Κώκυτός θ' ὃς δὴ Στυγὸς ὕδατός ἐστιν ἀ. branch of the Styx, Od.10.514, cf. Il. 2.755; ἀλλὰ τόδ' ἀμβροσίης καὶ νέκταρός ἐστιν ἀ. is an efflux, a distillation of nectar (ἀπόσταγμα Hsch.), Od.9.359; ἀ. Ἐρινύων limb of the Furies, Ar.Lys.811 (lyr.); ἡ δὲ προφητείη δίης φρενός ἐστιν ἀ. Orac. ap. Luc.Alex.40; μελέων ὀλίγη τις ἀ. some small portion of melody, AP7.571 (Leont.); ἀ. δραχμαίη portion of a drachm's weight, Nic.Th.518; ἀπορρῶγες σπλάγχνου Aret.SD1.10; ἀπορρὼξ τῆς πόλεως, of Samos, Demad. ap. Ath.3.99d; μουνογενής τις ἀ. φύλου ἄνωθεν Χαλδαίων Orph.Fr.247.23.