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κορών-η , , a sea-bird, possibly
A.shearwater, Puffinus Kuhlii or P. anglorum, “τανύγλωσσοί τε κορῶναι εἰνάλιαιOd.5.66, cf. 12.418, Arist.HA593b13, Thphr.Sign.16, Arat.950, Ael.NA15.23; “λάροι καὶ αἴθυιαι καὶ κ.Arr.Peripl.M.Eux.32 (but confounded with λ. and αἴ. by Sch.Od.1.441, cf. Hsch.).
2. crow (including the hooded crow, Corvus cornix, and prob. also the rook, C. corone), “μή τοι ἐφεζομένη κρώξῃ λακέρυζα κ.Hes.Op.747; “συκῆ πετραίη πολλὰς βόσκουσα κ.Archil.19: distd. from κολοιός, Ar.Av.5 (cf. 7); “ἐννέα τοι ζώει γενεὰς λακέρυζα κ. ἀνδρῶν γηράντωνHes.Fr.171; “πέντ᾽ ἀνδρῶν γενεὰς ζώει λακέρυζα κ.Ar. Av.609; πολιαὶ κ. ib.967; κορώνην δευτέραν ἀναπλήσας having lived out twice a full crow's-age, Babr.46.9; “ὑπὲρ τὰς κορώνας βεβιωκώςPoll.2.16: prov., κορώνη σκορπίον [ἥρπασε] 'caught a Tartar', AP 12.92 (Mel.), cf.Zen.4.57, Hsch., Suid.; invoked at weddings, Ael. NA3.9.
3. κ. Δαυλία, = ἀηδών, Ar.Fr.716.
II. anything hooked or curved, like a crow's bill,
2. tip of a bow, on which the bow-string was hooked, “πᾶν δ᾽ εὖ λειήνας χρυσέην ἐπέθηκε κ.Il.4.111, cf. Od.21.138: generally, end, tip, Artem.5.65: metaph., v. infr.7.
3. curved stern of a ship, Arat.345.
4. tip of the plough-pole (ἱστοβοεύς), upon which the yoke is hooked or tied, A.R.3.1318, Poll.1.252.
5. coronoid process of the ulna, Hp.Art.18, Gal.UP2.14, Id.18(2).617; of the jaw, Id.UP11.20, 18(1).426.
6. kind of crown, Hsch.
7. κ. παννυχική crown, i.e. culmination, of a festival, Posidipp. ap. Ath. 10.414d; cf. “μέχρι τῆς κ.Call.Fr.2.5 P.: generally, χρυσῷ βίῳ (with play on βιῷ)“ χρυσῆν κορώνην ἐπιθεῖναιLuc.Peregr.33, v. supr. 11.2.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (18):
    • Aristophanes, Birds, 5
    • Aristophanes, Birds, 609
    • Aristophanes, Birds, 7
    • Aristophanes, Birds, 967
    • Hesiod, Works and Days, 747
    • Homer, Iliad, 4.111
    • Homer, Odyssey, 12.418
    • Homer, Odyssey, 1.441
    • Homer, Odyssey, 21.138
    • Homer, Odyssey, 21.46
    • Homer, Odyssey, 5.66
    • Homer, Odyssey, 7.90
    • Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica, 3.1318
    • Hippocrates, De articulis, 18
    • Lucian, De morte Peregrini, 11.2
    • Lucian, De morte Peregrini, 33
    • Aelian, De Natura Animalium, 15.23
    • Aelian, De Natura Animalium, 3.9
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