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κτῆνος , εος, τό, (κτάομαι) mostly in pl. κτήνεα, contr. κτήνη,
A.flocks and herds, h.Hom.30.10, Hdt.1.50, 2.41, Pl.Criti.109c, PStrassb.98.9 (ii B.C.), SIG633.73 (Milet., ii B.C.); “κ. τὰ δημιοπληθῆA.Ag.129 (lyr.); of beasts in general, Heraclit.29; opp. ἄνθρωποι, Democr.57; of swine, Plb.12.4.14; “ὑϊκὰ κ.BGU757.20 (i A.D.).
2. in sg., a single beast, as an ox or sheep, Hdt.1.132, Hp.Cord.2, X.An.5.2.3; horse or mule for riding, Ev.Luc.10.34, Act.Ap.23.24; of a domestic animal, opp. θηρίον, M.Ant.5.11. (Late dat. pl. “κτῆσιPFlor.258.6, etc.)
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (9):
    • Aeschylus, Agamemnon, 129
    • Herodotus, Histories, 1.132
    • Herodotus, Histories, 1.50
    • Herodotus, Histories, 2.41
    • Plato, Critias, 109c
    • Xenophon, Anabasis, 5.2.3
    • Polybius, Histories, 12.4.14
    • New Testament, Acts, 23.24
    • Marcus Aurelius, M. Antonius Imperator Ad Se Ipsum, 5.11
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