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ὄρπηξ , Att. ὅρπηξ , ηκος, Aeol. and Dor. ὄρπαξ , α_κος, ,
A.sapling, young shoot, Il.21.38, Pi.Parth.2.7, A.R.4.1425, Theoc.7.146, Call. Iamb.1.215, Ap.I; “ὄρπακι βραδίνῳSapph.104, cf. 78.
2. anything made of such shoots or trees, goad for driving cattle, Hes.Op. 468 ; lance, E.Hipp.221 (anap.).
II. metaph., scion, descendant, Orph.A.215. [Acc. ὅρπα^κα is f. l. in AP7.200.]
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (4):
    • Euripides, Hippolytus, 221
    • Hesiod, Works and Days, 468
    • Homer, Iliad, 21.38
    • Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica, 4.1425
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