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πόνος 1 πένομαι, esp. hard work, toil, Lat. labor, in Hom. mostly of war, μάχης π. the toil of battle, and π. alone = μάχη, πόνον ἔχειν, μάχεσθαι, Il.; Μηδικὸς π. battle with the Medes, Hdt.; οἱ Τρωικοὶ πόνοι id=Hdt.
2.generally, toil, labour, Il., etc.
3.bodily exertion, exercise, Eur., Xen.; ἐνάλιος π., i. e. fishing, Pind.
4.a work, task, business, ἐπεὶ π. ἄλλος ἔπειγεν Od., Soph.
5.implements for labour, stock in trade, Theocr.; πόνος ἐντὶ θάλασσα the sea is their workshop, Mosch.
II.the consequence of toil, distress, trouble, suffering, pain, Il., etc.
III.anything produced by work, a work, τρητὸς μελισσᾶν π., of honey, Pind.; τοὺς ἡμετέρους π. the fruits of our labour, Xen.
IV.Πόνος a mythol. person, son of Eris, Hes.

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