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ἱέραξ [ι^], α_κος, , Ion. and Ep. ἴρηξ [ι_], ηκος (the longer form first in Alcm. 28, E.Andr.1141, Ps.-Orac. ap. Ar.Eq.1052):—
A.hawk, falcon, “ἴρηξ ὠκύπτεροςIl.13.62, cf. 819, Od.13.86, Hes.Op.212, Hdt.2.65, Arist.HA620a17; sacred to Apollo, Ar.Av.516.
II. a kind of fish, Epich.68 (in Dor. form ἱάραξ ), Epaenet. ap. Ath.7.329a.
III. name for a grade of initiates in Mithras-worship, Porph.Abst.4.16.
IV. name of a bandage, Sor.Fasc.12.
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