A.nose or snout of men and beasts, Il.5.291, Od.4.445, Hdt.3.154, Ar.Pax 21, Pl.Prt.329d, etc.; ἕλκειν τινὰ τῆς ῥινός lead him by the nose, Luc.Herm.73; ἕλκεσθαι τῆς ῥ. ib.68; “μὴ τὴν χολὴν ἐπὶ ῥινὸς ἔχ᾽ εὐθύς” Herod.6.37.
2. in pl. nostrils, but freq., like Lat. nares, nose, Il.16.503, Od.5.456, al., Hes.Sc.267, S.Aj.918, Ar.Nu.344, etc.; “στόμα τε ῥῖνές τε” Il.14.467, cf. 23.395, al., Pl.Ti.79e.
II. prob. brow of a hill or projecting spur of land, IG14.352 ii 36, al. (Halaesa).—A later nom. form is ῥίν , Hp.Vict.1.23 (prob. f.l. for ῥῖνες), Aret.CA1.2, Luc.Asin.12; as name of a bandage, Sor.Fasc.11. [ι_, but ι^ in AP11.418 (Trajan).]