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πηκτίς , Dor. πα_κτίς , ίδος, Aeol. πᾶκτις , ιδος, ,
A.stringed instrument used by the Lydians, Sapph.122, Alc.Supp.5.5, Pi.Fr.125, Hdt. 1.17, S.Frr.241 (pl.), 412, Telest.5.4 (pl.), Sopat.11; played with finger (not πλῆκτρον), Aristox.Fr.Hist.66 : pl., Ar.Th.1217, Pl.R.399c, Arist.Pol.1341a40, Anaxil.15; said to have been introduced (from Lydia) by Sappho, Menaechm.5; later, = λύρα, Luc.DMar.1.4.
2. shepherd's pipe, Pan's pipes, APl.4.244 (Agath.); ἐπὶ χείλεσι σύρων π. AP9.586 (Cometas), cf. Procop.Gaz.p.137 B.
3. cage or net for catching birds, in pl., Dionys.Av.3.1, Sch.Ar.Av.528.
II. carvingknife, Suid.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (5):
    • Aristophanes, Birds, 528
    • Aristophanes, Thesmophoriazusae, 1217
    • Herodotus, Histories, 1.17
    • Plato, Republic, 399c
    • Lucian, Dialogi Marini, 1.4
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