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κρα^να^ός , ή, όν, poet. word,
A.rocky, rugged, in Hom. always of Ithaca (exc. in Il.3.445 where it is pr. n. of an island), Il.3.201, Od. 1.247, al.; of Delos, Pi.I.1.3; freq. of Athens, Id.O.7.82, etc.: hence as pr. n., Κραναὰ πόλις Athens, Ar.Ach.75; simply “αἱ ΚρανααίId.Av.123; Κραναά of the Acropolis, Id.Lys.481; Κραναοί the people of Attica, Hdt.8.44, Str.9.1.18; παῖδες Κραναοῦ (Cranaos being a mythic king of Athens) A.Eu.1011 (anap.)
2. generally, hard, “χέλυςOpp.H.5.396; of a fishing-rod, ῥάβδος κ. ib.4.364.
3. stinging, “κ. ἀκαλῆφαιAr.Fr.560. κρα^νέα , , v. κράνεια.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (9):
    • Aeschylus, Eumenides, 1011
    • Aristophanes, Acharnians, 75
    • Aristophanes, Birds, 123
    • Herodotus, Histories, 8.44
    • Homer, Iliad, 3.201
    • Homer, Iliad, 3.445
    • Homer, Odyssey, 1.247
    • Strabo, Geography, 9.1.18
    • Aristophanes, Lysistrata, 481
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