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αὐλός , ,
2. hollow tube, pipe, groove, περόνη τέτυκτο αὐλοῖσιν διδύμοισι the buckle was furnished with two pipes or grooves (into which the tongue fitted), Od.19.227; ἐγκέφαλος παρ᾽ αὐλὸν ἀνέδραμε spirted up beside the vizard (cf. αὐλῶπις), or beside the socket of the spear-head into which the shaft fitted, Il.17.297; but in Od. 22.18 αὐλὸς παχύς means the jet of blood through the tube of the nostril; αὐλὸς ἐκ χαλκείου the smith's bellows, Hp.Art.47,77, cf. Th.4.100; tube of the clepsydra, Arist.Pr.914b14; “βλέπειν δι᾽ αὐλοῦId.GA780b19.
3. in animals, blow-hole of cetacea, Id.HA589b19, PA697a17; funnel of a cuttle-fish, Id.HA524a10; conus arteriosus in fishes, ib.507a10, Resp.478b8; duct, prob. in Id.GC322a28.
4. stadium (cf. δίαυλος), Lyc.40.
5. haulm of grain, Sch. Theoc.10.46.
6. cow-bane, Cicuta virosa, Ps.-Plu.Fluv.10.3.
II. razor-shell, = σωλήν (q.v.), Diph.Siph. ap. Ath.3.90d, Plin.HN32.103.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (14):
    • Euripides, Alcestis, 347
    • Herodotus, Histories, 1.17
    • Homer, Iliad, 10.13
    • Homer, Iliad, 17.297
    • Homer, Iliad, 18.495
    • Homer, Odyssey, 19.227
    • Homer, Odyssey, 22.18
    • Homeric Hymns, Hymn 4 to Hermes, 452
    • Thucydides, Histories, 4.100
    • Xenophon, Symposium, 6.3
    • Sophocles, Ichneutae, 398
    • Hippocrates, De articulis, 47
    • Hippocrates, De articulis, 77
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 3.59
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