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κάρυ^ον [α^], τό, any kind of
A.nut, Ar.V.58, Pl.1056, Theoc.9.21; κάρυα, = ἀκρόδρυα, Ath.2.52a (but “τὰ κ. . . τὰ ἀκρόδρυαThphr.Char. 11.4); κ. πλατέα, i.e. filberts, X.An.5.4.29; esp. of walnuts, Batr. 31, Epich.150, Philyll.25, Gal.6.609; but this is prop. κ. βασιλικόν, Thphr.CP4.2.1, Agatharch.96, PCair.Zen.13.6 (iii B. C.), Dsc.1.125; or Περσικόν ibid.; κ. Εὐβοϊκόν sweet chestnut, Thphr.HP1.11.3,4.5.4; also κασταναϊκόν ib.4.8.11, Agatharch.43; κ. Ἡρακλεωτικόν filbert, Thphr.CP4.2.1, IG22.1013.19; also “κ. ΠοντικόνPCair.Zen.12.48 (iii B. C.), Dsc. 1.125, Ruf. ap. Orib.8.47.20; κ. πικρά almonds, Archig. ap.Gal.12.409, Erot. s.v. νίωπον; so κ. alone, LXXNu.17.8, Ph.2.162.
2. nut-shaped boss as ornament, OGI214.49 (Branchidae, iii B. C.).
II. stone, kernel, Thphr.HP3.9.5; κ. κοκκυμήλου ib.4.2.5.
2. seed of conifers, Id.CP1.19.1; κ. πιτύϊνα pine-kernels, Diocl.Fr.127.
III. = ἠρύγγη, Dsc.3.21.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (5):
    • Aristophanes, Plutus, 1056
    • Aristophanes, Wasps, 58
    • Xenophon, Anabasis, 5.4.29
    • Theophrastus, Characters, 11.4
    • Old Testament, Numbers, 17.8
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