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μᾰ́γᾰδ-ις, ἡ, gen. μαγάδιδος Ath.14.634c; nom. pl. μαγάδιδες S.Fr.238 (anap.) codd. Ath., Phillis ap.Ath. 14.636b; also, dat. μαγάδῑ prob. in X.An.7.3.32, Anaxandr. 35; acc. μάγαδιν Alcm.91, Anacr. 18, cf. Poll.4.61 (-ῐν Diog.Ath.1.10, ῑν dub. in Anacr. l.c.); nom. pl. μαγάδεις Hsch.:—
magadis, an instrument with twenty strings arranged in octaves, Lydian acc. to Ath.14.634f, but ascribed to the Thracians by Canthar.9, and derived from Thrac. pr. n. Μάγδις by Duris 28 J.; played with the finger, Aristox.Fr.Hist.66; = πηκτίς, ibid., Menaechm.4 J.

II. a Lydian flute or flageolet, producing a high and a low note together, Ion Trag. 23 (cf. Aristarch. ap. Ath.14.634d), Anaxandr. l.c., cf. Did. ap. Ath. 14.634e, Hsch. [μᾰ, but μᾱ- S.Fr.238 (anap.), nisi leg. μᾰγαδῖδες.]