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φρύνη [υ_], ,
A.toad, Arist.HA530b34, Timae.156, Ael.NA17.12.
II. = βατράχιον 2, Cyran.39.
III. nickname of several Athenian courtesans, from their complexion, Ar.Ec.1101, Macho ap.Ath.13.583b:—so φρῦνις , , name of a Com. Poet, Ar.Nu.971. (Cf. Skt. babhrús 'brown', OHG. brūn 'brown', etc.)
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (4):
    • Aristophanes, Clouds, 971
    • Aristophanes, Ecclesiazusae, 1101
    • Aelian, De Natura Animalium, 17.12
    • Aelian, De Natura Animalium, 2
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