A.the little owl, Athene noctua, so called from its glaring eyes, Epich.166, Arist.HA488a26, al.; freq. as emblem of Athena, Ar.Av.516, Eq.1093, etc.: prov., γλαῦκ᾽ Ἀθήναζε, γλαῦκ᾽ εἰς Ἀθήνας, 'carry coals to Newcastle', Ar.Av.301, Antiph.175.2; γλαῦξ ἐν πόλει 'Jack's as good as his master', Hsch., etc.; γλαῦκες Λαυρειωτικαί, of Athenian coins, from the type, Ar.Av.1106; so of figures of owls, IG2.678B76.
II. a kind of dance, Ath.14.629f.
III. wart cress, Coronopus procumbens, Dsc.4.138, Gal.11.857:—also γλάξ , Hdn. Gr.1.395, al.