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πυκινός, πυκνός (πύκα): close, thick, compact; θώρηξ, ἀσπίς, χλαῖνα, Od. 14.521; with reference to the particles or parts of anything, νέφος, φάλαγγες, στίχες; of a bed with several coverings, ‘closely spread,’ Il. 9.621 ; πυκινὰ πτερά, perhaps to be taken adverbially, of the movements in close succession (see below), Od. 2.151, etc.; of thick foliage, ὄζος, θάμνος, υ?λη; ‘closely shut,’ ‘packed,’ θύρη, χηλός, Ξ 167, Od. 13.68; metaph., ‘strong,’ ‘sore,’ ἄχος, α?τη, Π 599, Il. 24.480; wise, prudent, sagacious, φρένες, μήδεα, ἔπος, etc.—Adv., πυκινόν, πυκινά, πυκινῶς, close, fast, rapidly, often; also deeply, wisely.
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