A.horse-tailed, decked with a horse-tail, freq. in Hom. (esp. Il.), in nom. and acc. “ἵππουρις, -ιν, κόρυς” Il.6.495; “τρυφάλεια” 19.382; “κυνέη” Od. 22.124.
II. as Subst., horse-tail, Ael.NA16.21; Satyr's tail, Phryn.PSp.77B.
2. a water-plant, horse-tail, Equisetum silvaticum, Dsc.4.46, Ps.-Democr.inGp.2.6.27; also,= Equisetum maximum, Dsc.4.47.
3. a complaint in the groin, caused by constant riding, dub. in Hp.Epid.7.122.