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κρουν-ός , ,
A.spring, well head, whence streams (πηγαί) issue, Il.22.147, 208; “χείμαρροι ποταμοὶ . . κρουνῶν ἐκ μεγάλων4.454, cf. Pi.O.13.63, Men. 530.22, PLond.3.1177.290 (ii A. D.), etc.; “κρουνοὶ κρηναίου ποτοῦS. Tr.14.
2. metaph., “κ. αἵματοςE.Rh.790, cf. Hec.568; κρουνοὶ Ἁφαίστοιο streams of lava from Etna, Pi.P.1.25; of streaming perspiration, Hp.Aph.7.85, Lib.Ep.316.3: metaph., torrent of words, “θαρρῶν τὸν κ. ἀφίειAr.Ra.1005.
3. watercourse, Str.5.3.8.
4. spout, nozzle, Hero Spir.2.25, al.
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    • Aristophanes, Frogs, 1005
    • Euripides, Hecuba, 568
    • Euripides, Rhesus, 790
    • Homer, Iliad, 4.454
    • Sophocles, Trachiniae, 14
    • Strabo, Geography, 5.3.8
    • Homer, Iliad, 22.147
    • Hippocrates, Aphorismi, 7.85
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