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κόρυμβος , , pl. both κόρυμβοι and heterocl. κόρυμβα (v. infr.), (κόρυς, κορυφή)
A.uppermost point, once in Hom., νηῶν . . ἄκρα κόρυμβα high-pointed sterns of ships, Il.9.241 ( = ἄφλαστα, ἀκροστόλια, Hsch., but the meaning was disputed, Ar.Fr.222); “νεὼς κόρυμβαA.Pers. 411, cf. E.IA258 (lyr.); “ἀφλάστοιο κόρυμβαA.R.2.601; “ἄφλαστα καὶ κ.Lyc.295.
II. = κρωβύλος, κ. τῶν τριχῶν Heraclid.Pont. ap. Ath.12.512c; “ἀσκητὸς ἐϋσπείροισι κορύμβοιςAP6.219 (Antip.), cf. Com.Adesp.1331.
III. cluster of the ivy fruit, κόρυμβα ἀμφὶ κρητὶ κίσσιν᾽ ἔστεπτο prob. in Herod.8.33, cf. Corn.ND30, AP12.8 (Strat.), Plu.2.648f, Him.Or. 13.7: generally, cluster of fruit or flowers, Mosch.3.4, Nonn.D.12.224.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (7):
    • Aeschylus, Persians, 411
    • Aeschylus, Persians, 659
    • Euripides, Iphigeneia in Aulis, 258
    • Herodotus, Histories, 7.218
    • Homer, Iliad, 9.241
    • Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica, 2.601
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Antiquitates Romanae, 9.23
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