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πετεινός , ή, όν, also πετηνός (v. fin.), and πτηνός (v. sub voc.), Ep. and poet. πετεηνός (also πετεεινός AP9.337Leon.), 363.22 (Mel.)):— to fly, full-fledged, of young birds, “πάρος πετεηνὰ γενέσθαιOd.16.218; of birds generally, able to fly, winged, “πετηνῶν . . ὑπ᾽ οἰωνῶνA.Th.1025 ; “πετηνοῖς γυψίE.Rh.515 ; also “π. ἵπποςMen.Pk. 342 : abs., πετεηνά winged fowl, “αἰετὸς . . τελειότατος πετεηνῶνIl.8.247, al. ; πετεινόν a bird, Thgn.1097 ; τὰ πετεινά (with v.l. πετηνά) Hdt.1.140, 2.123, 3.106, Lycurg.132.—Thom.Mag.p.272 R. rejects the form πετεινός : Πετηνή is the name of an Att.ship in IG22.1611.138.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (8):
    • Aeschylus, Seven Against Thebes, 1025
    • Herodotus, Histories, 1.140
    • Herodotus, Histories, 2.123
    • Herodotus, Histories, 3.106
    • Homer, Odyssey, 16.218
    • Lycurgus, Against Leocrates, 132
    • Homer, Iliad, 8.247
    • Euripides, Rhesus, 515
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