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κα^πυ^ρ-ός , ά, όν,
A.dried by the air, “κάρυαEpich.150; “Χοιρίων σκέληAntiph.185; ἄλφιτον κ. Arist.Pr.927a24, cf. Dieuch. ap. Orib.4.7.3; “τυρόςTest.Epict.5.36; Χαῖται (of thistle-down) Theoc.6.16.
b. brittle, “ὀστέονHp.VC19 (v.l. εὔπριστον); cj. in Thphr.HP3.13.4 and 7 (Comp.); crisp, crackly, Diocl.Fr.147.
2. Act., drying, parching, κ. νόσος, of love, Theoc.2.85.
II. of sound, crackly, “καπυρὸν ψοφεῖνGal.6.434: metaph., κ. γελάσας laughing loud, AP7.414 (Nossis), cf. Longus 2.5; “κ. γέλωςAlciphr.3.48; κ. στόμα clear-sounding, of Poets, Theoc.7.37; κ. συρίζειν to play clearly on the syrinx, Luc.DDeor. 22.3; καπυρώτεραι ᾠδαί rude songs, opp. ἐσπουδασμέναι, Ath.15.697b.
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    • Hippocrates, De capitis vulneribus, 19
    • Lucian, Dialogi deorum, 22.3
    • Longus, Daphnis & Chloe, 2.5
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