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κύκνος , ,
A.swan, Cycnus olor, “κύκνων δουλιχοδείρωνIl.2.460, cf. Hes.Sc.316, Pl.R.620a, Eratosth.Cat.25, etc.; sacred to Apollo, Ar.Av.870, Pl.Phd.85b, Call.Ap.5: Com., “βάτραχοι κ.Ar.Ra.207; “κύκνου δίκην τὸν ὕστατον μέλψασα θανάσιμον γόονA.Ag.1444: hence, metaph., minstrel, bard, AP7.19 (Leon.).
II. kind of ship, prob. from its prow being curved like a swan's neck, Nicostr.Com. 10.
III. eye-salve, Gal.12.708, 759, etc. [υ_ by position in Ep.; υ^ Pi.O.2.82, Theoc.16.49 in pr. n. Κύκνος.]
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (7):
    • Aeschylus, Agamemnon, 1444
    • Aristophanes, Birds, 870
    • Aristophanes, Frogs, 207
    • Hesiod, Shield of Heracles, 316
    • Homer, Iliad, 2.460
    • Plato, Republic, 620a
    • Plato, Phaedo, 85b
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