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κρόταλ-ον , τό, (κροτέω) in pl.,
A.clapper, used in the worship of Cybele, h.Hom.14.3, Pi.Fr.79, Hdt.2.60, Arist.Mir.839a1; of Dionysus, E.Hel.1308 (lyr.), cf. Cyc.205: generally, in dances, AP 5.174 (Mel.), 11.195 (Diosc.).
II. sg., metaph., of persons, 'rattle', Ar.Nu.260, 448 (anap.); “οἶδ᾽ ἄνδρα, κρόταλον δριμύE.Cyc.104.
III. a name for the narcissus, Eumach. ap. Ath.15.681e.
IV. κόρταλος σημαίνει τὸν κρότον τῆς ψυχῆς EM post κορυθαίολος (cod. Voss.); κορτάλων is perh. required by the metre in E.Hyps.Fr.1 ii 9 (lyr.).
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (7):
    • Euripides, Cyclops, 104
    • Euripides, Cyclops, 205
    • Euripides, Helen, 1308
    • Herodotus, Histories, 2.60
    • Homeric Hymns, Hymn 14 to the Mother of the Gods, 3
    • Aristophanes, Clouds, 260
    • Aristophanes, Clouds, 448
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