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κάνεον [α^], τό, Ep. also κάνειον , Att. contr. κανοῦν IG12.313.136, 22.1414.20, al.; dual κανώ ib.12.280.10; pl. κανᾶ ib.22.1414.38:—
A.basket of reed or cane, esp. bread-basket, “καλοῖς ἐν κανέοισινIl.9.217; “περικαλλέος ἐκ κανέοιοOd.17.343, cf. Hdt.1.119, etc.; “Χάλκειον κάνεονIl.11.630; “Χρύσεια κάνειαOd.10.355; esp. used for the sacred barley at sacrifices, “ἔχεν οὐλὰς ἐν κανέῳ3.442; “κανοῦν ἐνῆρκταιE.El. 1142, cf. HF926, Aeschin.3.120, Men.Sam.7; “τὸ κανοῦν ὀλὰς ἔχονAr.Pax948, cf. Ach.244, al., Pherecr.137, etc.; carried in procession, Men.Epit.222; as a votive offering (perh. a vessel of basketshape), IG11(2).161B34, al. (Delos, iii B.C.), 7.2424 (Thebes), CIG 2855.21 (Branchidae).
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