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γένει-ον , τό, (γένυς)
A.part covered by the beard, chin, Od.16.176; “πολιὸν γ.Il.22.74; esp. in supplication, “ἔλλαβε χειρὶ γενείου8.371; “γ. χειρὶ παχείῃ ἁψάμενος10.454; “γενείου λευκήρη τρίχαA.Pers.1056 (lyr.), cf. Th.666, Hdt.2.36: in pl., S.OT1277, Plu.Ant.1; “κείρασθαι τὰ γ.Id.Cat.Mi.53: prov. of a lean animal, οὐδὲν ἄλλο πλὴν γ. τε καὶ κέρατα nothing but chin and horns, Ar.Av.902.
2. beard, Hdt.6.117: pl., Theoc.6.36, J.AJ11.5.3, Paus.2.10.3, Theo Sm.p.104H.
b. a lion's mane, Luc.Cyn.14.
3. chaps, Arist.HA518b17; jaws, AP7.531 (Antip. Thess.).
4. pl., teeth of a saw, Nic.Th.53.
5. dub. sens. in IG11(2).165.11, 28 (Dclos, iii B. C.).
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    • Aeschylus, Persians, 1056
    • Aeschylus, Seven Against Thebes, 666
    • Aristophanes, Birds, 902
    • Herodotus, Histories, 2.36
    • Herodotus, Histories, 6.117
    • Homer, Iliad, 10.454
    • Homer, Iliad, 22.74
    • Homer, Iliad, 8.371
    • Homer, Odyssey, 16.176
    • Flavius Josephus, Jewish Antiquities, 11.5.3
    • Pausanias, Description of Greece, 2.10.3
    • Sophocles, Oedipus Tyrannus, 1277
    • Plutarch, Antonius, 1
    • Plutarch, Cato Minor, 53
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