Cabeiri
Cabiri Ca*bi"ri (k[.a]*b[imac]"r[imac]), prop. n. pl. [ NL., fr. Gr. Ka`beiroi.] (Myth.) Certain deities originally worshiped with mystical rites by the Pelasgians in Lemnos and Samothrace and afterwards throughout Greece; -- also called sons of Heph[ae]stus (or Vulcan), as being masters of the art of working metals. [Written also {Cabeiri}.] --Liddell & Scott. [1913 Webster]

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  • Καβειραία — Καβειραίᾱ , Καβειραίη fem nom/voc/acc dual Καβειραίᾱ , Καβειραίη fem nom/voc sg (attic doric aeolic) Καβειραίᾱ , Καβειραῖος the Cabeiri fem nom/voc/acc dual Καβειραίᾱ , Καβειραῖος the Cabeiri fem nom/voc sg (attic doric aeolic) …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

  • Καβειραίας — Καβειραίᾱς , Καβειραίη fem acc pl Καβειραίᾱς , Καβειραίη fem gen sg (attic doric aeolic) Καβειραίᾱς , Καβειραῖος the Cabeiri fem acc pl Καβειραίᾱς , Καβειραῖος the Cabeiri fem gen sg (attic doric aeolic) …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

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