A.topmost or prominent part, ἀ. τοῦ οὔρεος mountain peak, Hdt.7.217, cf. Pi.O.9.7; of a cup, projecting part, Arist.Metaph.1024a25.
II. end or extremity of anything, ἀ. νεός ornament of ship's stern- or stem-post, Hdt.8.121, cf. X.HG2.3.8, Polyaen.5.41, Michel 1116 (Delph.); “ἀκρωτήρια πρύμνης” h.Hom.33.10.
2. in pl., extremities of body, hands and feet, fingers and toes, Hp.Aph.7.1, Acut. 59, Th.2.49, Lys.6.26; τὰ ἀ. τῆς Νίκης her wings, D.24.121, cf.IG2.652A23: sg., Arist.GA772b36.