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πολύπους (B) (first in Arist.), later Gr. for πουλύ- , ποδος, :— Declension: nom.
A.πουλύπουςS.Fr.307, Ar.Fr.318, Eup.110, etc.; gen. “πουλύποδοςOd.5.432, Pl.Com.173.16, Eub.101; acc. πουλύπουν Ion Trag.36, Ar.Fr.190, Hegem.1, Alex.170, etc.: pl., nom. “πουλύποδεςh.Ap.77, Hp.Vict.2.48, Diocl.Fr.132; acc. “-ποδαςPherecr.13, Pl.Com.93; gen. “πουλυπόδωνAnaxandr.41.29 (anap.); later, “πολύποδαLuc.Vit.Auct.10, “πολύπουνId.DMar.4.2: pl. πολύποδες, etc., Arist.HA541b1, al.; acc. πολύπους ib.534a25, Dsc.1.74 (in signf. 111): —in Poets freq. declined as if from πούλυπος , gen. “πουλύπουThgn. 215, Ar.Fr.191: pl., gen. “πουλύπωνAmips.6; acc. “πουλύπουςAr.Fr. 189: Dor. pl. nom. πώλυποι Epich.61; acc. “πωλύπουςId.124: also nom. sg. πώλυπος Hp.Aff.5 (v.l.); πῶλυψ Diph.Siph. ap. Ath.8.356e, (in signf. 111) Poll.4.204: acc. pl. “πώλυπαςDsc.2.166; also acc. pl. πόλυπας and acc. and gen. sg. πόλυπα, πόλυπος, Paul.Aeg.6.25:— the common poulp or octopus, Od.l.c., Thgn. l.c., Arist.HA524a3, etc.
II. of insects, Id.PA682a36, al.; esp. of the myriapods, Id.HA531b29,al.
III. polypus or morbid excrescence in the nose, Hp. Aff.5, Thphr.HP9.13.6, Gal.7.106, Poll.l.c.
IV. π. βοτάνη, = πολυπόδιον, Gp.15.1.14.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (5):
    • Homer, Odyssey, 5.432
    • Homeric Hymns, Hymn 3 to Apollo, 77
    • Sophocles, Ichneutae, 307
    • Lucian, Vitarum auctio, 10
    • Lucian, Dialogi Marini, 4.2
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