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θένα^ρ , α^ρος, τό,
A.palm of the hand, πρυμνὸν ὕπερ θέναρος, i.e. just below the wrist, Il.5.339; “χειρὸς τὸ ἐντὸς θέναρArist.HA493b32, cf. Poll.2.143.
b. pl., the two muscles forming the borders of the palm, Gal.UP2.3.
c. ball of the thumb, Ruf.Onom.87, Gal.18 (2).864.
2. flat of the foot, Hp.Mul.2.116(pl.), Arat.718.
3. metaph., θ. βωμοῖο hollow in the top of the altar, on which the offerings are laid, Pi.P.4.206; ἁλὸς θ. hollow bed of the sea, Id.I.4(3).56. (Cf. OHG. tenar 'palm of the hand'.)
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