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τέτραξ , α^γος (so Stud.Ital.N.S.2.394 (Phalasarna, iv B.C., amulet)), and α^κος (dat.
A.τέτρακιAr.Av.884), , name of two kinds of wild birds,
1. μείζων, prob. hazel-grouse or ryper, Ath.9.398f, Eust. 1205.27, Poet.Lat.Min. iii p.203 Baehrens; coupled with the peafowl by Ar.l.c.
2. a small bird, like the σπερμολόγος, Epich.45,46, Alex.Mynd. ap. Ath.9.398c. (Cf. τέτριξ, τετράων, τετράδων, τατύρας, τέταρος, τετράζω; Skt. titir-is or -ας (the francolin or Indian partridge); Lith. teterva (black-cock); prob. onomatop.)
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