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ἵππουρ-ις , ιδος, , (οὐρά) as fem. Adj.,, decked with a horse-tail, freq. in Hom. (esp. Il.), in nom. and acc. “ἵππουρις, -ιν, κόρυςIl.6.495; “τρυφάλεια19.382; “κυνέηOd. 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.
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