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κρίνον [ι^], τό, heterocl. pl.
A.κρίνεαHdt.2.92; dat. “κρίνεσινCratin. 98, Ar.Nu.911, etc.:—white lily, Lilium candidum, Thphr.HP6.6.8, Theoc.11.56, Nic.Fr.74.27, Dsc.3.102; κ. πορφυροῦν Turk's cap lily, L. chalcedonicum, Thphr.HP6.6.3, cf. Dsc.l.c.: prov., “κρίνου γυμνότεροςJul.Or.6.181c: hence, of a needy man, Poll.6.197, etc.: symbolic of death, v. κολοκύντη.
2. Egyptian bean, Nelumbium speciosum, Hdt.2.92.
II. kind of choral dance, Apolloph.2.
III. kind of loaf, Ath.3.114f.
IV. architectural ornament, IG11(2).161 A72 (Delos, iii B. C.).
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    • Herodotus, Histories, 2.92
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