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πρυμνός , sup. πρυμνότατος (Od. 17.463): at the extreme end, usually the lower or hinder part; βραχι?ων, ‘end’ of the arm near the shoulder, Il. 13.532 ; γλῶσσα, ‘root’ of the tongue, Il. 5.292; so κέρας, Il. 13.705; νηῦς πρυμνή, at the stern, ‘aft,’ ‘after part,’ cf. πρύμνη, Od. 2.417; δόρυ, here apparently the upper end, ‘by the point,’ Il. 17.618; of a stone, πρυμνὸς παχύς, thick ‘at the base,’ Il. 12.446 ; υ?λην πρυμνήν, wood ‘at the root,’ Il. 12.149.—Neut. as subst., πρυμ- νὸν θέναρος, ‘end of the palm,’ just below the fingers, Il. 5.339.
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