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κουρά , Ion. κοτυλ-ρή , , (κείρω)
2. generally, cropping, lopping, “δρυοτομικὴ καὶ κ. σύμπασαPl.Plt.288d; of animals that feed on grass, Arist.PA693a17.
3. shearing of sheep, Porph.Abst.3.26, PThead.8.6 (iv A. D.).
II. that which is cut off:
1. lock of hair, A.Ch.226.
2. wool shorn, fleece, PCair.Zen.433.26 (pl., iii B. C.); “κουρᾷ κοσμοῦντα θρέμματαPorph.Abst.3.19: pl., κουρὰς προβάτων καὶ γάλα βοῶν ib.18.
3. cut-off end, “σφηνόςPh.Bel.67.12; “δοκῶνInscr.Délos442A157 (ii B. C.); κάτω κ., of a rod, Hero Dioptr.5: in pl., slips of wood, Ph. Bel.57.22.
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