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κενεών , ῶνος, , (κενός)
A.hollow between ribs and hip, flank, Od.22.295, Poll.2.166, etc.; “νείατον ἐς κενεῶνα, ὅθι ζωννύσκετο μίτρῃIl.5.857, cf. Hp.Prog.8 (pl.); of horses, X.Eq.12.8; of dogs, Id.Cyn. 4.1.
2. οἱ κ. τοῦ περιτοναίου the hollows of the peritonaeum, Heliod. ap. Orib.50.48.4.
II. any hollow, hence periphr. “οὐράνιοιAP9.207; αἰθέριος, χθόνιος κ., Nonn.D.13.453, 9.82; κενεὼν ἀρούρης ib.41.3; vacant space in a crowd, LXX 2 Ma.14.44.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (6):
    • Homer, Iliad, 5.857
    • Homer, Odyssey, 22.295
    • Xenophon, On the Art of Horsemanship, 12.8
    • Xenophon, On Hunting, 4.1
    • Hippocrates, Prognosticon, 8
    • Old Testament, 2 Maccabees, 14.44
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