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πετραῖος , α, ον,
A.of a rock, “σκιήHes.Op.589 ; living on or among the rocks, “ΣκύλληOd.12.231 ; “ὄρνιςA.Fr.304.3 ; Νύμφαι π. rock-Nymphs, E.El.805 ; “ἠχώCom.Adesp.669 ; τὰ π. τῶν ἰχθυδίων rock-fish, Theopomp.Com.62.3, cf. Sotad.Com.1.22 ; πετραῖα, as a class of marine animals, opp. πελάγια, αἰγιαλώδη, Arist.HA488b7, cf. 598a11 ; growing on or among rocks, “συκῆArchil.19.
2. rocky, “ἀγκάληA.Pr. 1019; τάφος π. S.El.151 (lyr.); π. δειράς, λέπας, χθών, ἄντρα, etc., Id.Aj. 697 (lyr.), E.HF120(lyr.), Cyc.382 (s.v.l.), IA1082 (lyr.), etc.; “χωρίαArist.HA570b26.
II. Πετραῖος, epith. of Poseidon in Thessaly, as he who clave the rocks of Tempe, and drained Thessaly, Pi.P.4.138.
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