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οὐρ-αῖος , α, ον, (οὐρά)
A.of the tail, “τρίχες ἄκραι οὐραῖαιIl.23.520; “ἄκρα οὐ. πτεράA.R.2.571, cf. Euph.51.6, Orib.8.6.15: generally, τὰ οὐ. the tail or hindmost parts of fish, Hp.Vict.3.79; πόδες the hind-feet, Theoc.25.269, Arat.352.
2. οὐραῖον, τό, tail, Achae.27.3; “κυνόςMen.Kol.Fr.7; “Ἄρκτος στρέφουσ᾽ οὐραῖαE.Ion 1154; in fish, tail-fin, S.Fr.762, Arist.HA490a4, al., dub. l. in Arat. 363; τὰ οὐ. hinder part, rear, Ph.2.109, Luc.VH1.35, 2.1.
3. οὐραῖον, τό, = τὸ πέρας τοῦ ὀστέου, of the coccyx, Gal.15.863.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (4):
    • Euripides, Ion, 1154
    • Homer, Iliad, 23.520
    • Sophocles, Ichneutae, 762
    • Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica, 2.571
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