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ληνός , Dor. λα_νός Theoc.7.25, IG14.150.5 (Syracuse): :—
A.anything shaped like a tub or trough, Hp.Mochl.38; esp.
1. winevat in which the grapes are pressed, PCair.Zen.300.15 (iii B.C.), Theoc.7.25, 25.28, D.S.3.63.
2. trough, for watering cattle, watering-place for them, h.Merc.104, LXX Ge.30.38,41.
3. = κάρδοπος, kneading-trough, Men.116.
4. socket into which the mast fitted, = ἱστοπέδη, Asclep.Myrl. ap. Ath.11.474f, Poll.1.91.
5. coffin, Pherecr.5, CIG1979, al. (Thessalonica), IGl.c.
6. part of the brain, the meeting-point of the sinuses of the dura mater, still called torcular Herophili, Herophil. ap. Gal.2.712, cf. UP9.6.
7. hollow of a chariot, Hsch. (pl.).
8. in pl., the lower parts of the nose, Poll.2.80.
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    • Homeric Hymns, Hymn 4 to Hermes, 104
    • Old Testament, Genesis, 30.38
    • Old Testament, Genesis, 41
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 3.63
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