2.a rock, i. e. a rocky peak or ridge, Hom.; π. σύνδρομοι, ξυμπληγάδες, of the rocky islets of the Bosporus, Pind., Eur.; π. δίλοφος, of Parnassus, Soph.—Properly, πέτρα is a fixed rock, πέτροςa stone: in Od. 9, πέτραι are masses of live rock torn up by giants.
3.πέτρηγλαφυρή a hollow rock, i. e. a cave, Il.; δίστομοςπ.a cave in the rock with a double entrance, Soph.
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