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πυ_γ-ή , ῆς, , heterocl. acc.
A.πῦγαArist.Phgn.810b1 (τὸ πυγή is a barbarism in Ar.Th.1187):—rump, buttocks, Archil.91, Ar.Eq.365, Sor.2.60, etc.; pl., Luc.Peregr.17; ποτὶ πυγὰν ἅλλεσθαι to kick up the heels so as to strike the buttock in dancing, dance the fling, a girls' exercise at Sparta, Ar.Lys.82, cf. Antyll. ap. Orib.6.31.2; “πρὸς π. πηδῆσαιHp. Nat.Puer.13 (cited as πρὸς πυγὰς πηδᾶν by Sor.1.60).
2. metaph. of fat, swelling land, Eust.310.2.
II. = οὐρά, EM513.14.
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