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κίρκος , , a kind of
A.hawk or falcon, ἴρηξ κίρκος (where ἴρηξ is the generic term, κίρκος the specific), Od.13.87, cf. Il.22.139, A.Pr.857, Arist.HA620a18, Opp.C.1.64; “κίρκου λεπάργουA.Fr.304.5. (The species cannot be identified.)
II. a kind of wolf, Opp.C.3.304.
III. circle, mostly in form κρίκος (q.v.): hence, ring, IG11 (2).161B49 (Delos, iii B.C.): poet. for Prose κρίκος acc. to Poll.1.94:—neut. pl. κίρκα καταδέσματαPMag.Lond.121.299.
IV. later, = Lat.circus, Plb.30.22.2, Arr.Epict.3.16.14, Plu.Aem.32.
V. unknown stone, Plin.HN37.153.
VI. = κωπηλάτης, Hsch., Phot.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (5):
    • Aeschylus, Prometheus Bound, 857
    • Homer, Iliad, 22.139
    • Homer, Odyssey, 13.87
    • Polybius, Histories, 30.22.2
    • Plutarch, Aemilius Paullus, 32
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