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κατῶρυξ , υ^χος, , , (κατορύσσω)
A.dug out, quarried, ἀγορὴ . . λάεσσι κατωρυχέεσσ᾽ ἀραρυῖα (as if from κατωρυχής) Od.6.267, cf. 9.185; “λίθοι κ.Poll.7.123; τὴν κατώρυγα (sic) θεμελίωσιν foundation of quarried stone, Ph.Byz.Mir.6.2.
2. excavated, hewn out, ἐκ κατώρυχος στέγης, of a rock tomb, S.Ant.1100; “οἰκήματα κ.D.C.56.11.
2. beneath the horizon, [ἄστρα] Arat.510.
III. Subst. κατῶρυξ, , cavern, S.Ant.774; χρυσοῦ κατώρυχες treasure caves, E.Hec.1002, cf. Max.Tyr.6.3.
2. rooting branch, Str.15.1.21.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (8):
    • Aeschylus, Prometheus Bound, 452
    • Euripides, Hecuba, 1002
    • Homer, Odyssey, 6.267
    • Homer, Odyssey, 9.185
    • Sophocles, Antigone, 1100
    • Sophocles, Antigone, 774
    • Strabo, Geography, 15.1.21
    • Cassius Dio, Historia Romana, 56.11
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