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καυλός , ,
A.stem of a plant (opp. στέλεχος, of trees, Thphr.HP1.1.9), Epich.158, Ar.Eq.824 (anap.); κ. σιλφίου ib.894; σίλφιον ὀπὸς κ.Hp.Acut.37; called “ἐκ Κυρήνης κ.Hermipp.63.4; “κ. ἐκ ΚαρχηδόνοςEub.19; “κ. ΛίβυςAntiph.217.13, cf. 325; “κράμβηςBGU1118.12 (pl., i B.C.), cf. Dsc.2.120, Archig. ap. Gal.13.331.
3. of various tubular structures in animals, πτεροῦ καυλός quill part of a feather, Pl.Phdr.251b, cf. Arist. HA504a31; neck of the bladder, ib.497a20; duct of the penis, ib. 510a26; cervix uteri, ib.510b11; ovipositor of locusts, ib.555b21.
4. shank of a fish-hook, Opp.H.3.148.
II. vegetable of the cabbage kind, cole, kail, cauliflower, Alex.127.5, Anaxandr.41.58 (pl.), Eub.7.3 (pl.).
III. membrum virile, Hp.Int.14, D.S.32.11, Gal.UP14.12, Ruf.Onom.101, etc. (Cf. Lat.caulus, caulis, Lith. kaáulas 'bone'.)
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    • Aristophanes, Knights, 824
    • Aristophanes, Knights, 894
    • Homer, Iliad, 13.162
    • Homer, Iliad, 16.338
    • Plato, Phaedrus, 251b
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