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κυ^α?́ν-εος , α, ον, contr. κυ^α^νοῦς , , οῦν Pl.Ti.68c, etc., prob. in A.Pers.81 (lyr.), Euph.51.7 (cf.
A.κύανος11):—made of κύανος (q.v.), “κάπετοςIl.18.564; “δράκοντες11.26, cf. 39, Hes.Sc.167.
II. of the colour of κ., dark-blue, glossy, of the swallow, Simon.74; of the halcyon, Arist.HA616a15; of the skin of the porpoise, ib.566b12; of the deep sea, E.IT7, cf. Arist.Pr. 932a31; “πόντου κ. δῖναιXenarch.1.7; κ. χρῶμα Pl.l.c.; “τὸ κ. ἐξ ἰσάτιδος καὶ πυρώδουςThphr.Sens.77.
2. generally, dark, black, of the mourning veil of Thetis, Il.24.94; of clouds, 5.345, 20.418, Od.12.75; of the brows of Zeus, Il.1.528; “χαῖται22.402; “γενειάδεςOd.16.176; ἄνδρες, of Africans, Hes.Op.527; γαῖα ψάμμῳ κυανέη (of the bottom of Charybdis) Od.12.243; κ. χθών, of Delos, Pi.Fr.87.4; κ. θάλαμος, of the chamber of Persephone, Sapph.119; φάλαγγες κ. dark masses of warriors, Il.4.282; “κυάνεον Τρώων νέφος16.66: metaph., “Κῆρες κ.Hes.Sc.249; “κ. δνόφοςSimon.37.8; “λόχμαPi.O.6.40; “ἌιδηςIG14.1389ii25. [υ_, metri gr., in dactylic verse, Hom., etc.]
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (18):
    • Aeschylus, Persians, 81
    • Euripides, Iphigeneia in Taurus, 7
    • Hesiod, Shield of Heracles, 167
    • Hesiod, Shield of Heracles, 249
    • Hesiod, Works and Days, 527
    • Homer, Iliad, 11.26
    • Homer, Iliad, 1.528
    • Homer, Iliad, 22.402
    • Homer, Iliad, 24.94
    • Homer, Iliad, 4.282
    • Homer, Iliad, 5.345
    • Homer, Iliad, 16.66
    • Homer, Odyssey, 12.243
    • Homer, Odyssey, 12.75
    • Homer, Odyssey, 16.176
    • Plato, Timaeus, 68c
    • Homer, Iliad, 18.564
    • Homer, Iliad, 20.418
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