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κεράστης , ου, ,
A.horned, “ἔλαφοςS.El.568; “κάνθαροςId.Ichn.300; of a ram, “ κεράσταE.Cyc.52 (lyr.); Πάν Antip.Oxy.662.49, Corn. ND27; “ΣάτυροιLuc.Bacch.1:—fem. κεραστίς , ίδος, of Io, A.Pr. 674.
II. as Subst., horned serpent or asp, Cerastes cornutus, Nic. Th.258, LXX Pr.23.32, D.S.3.50, Ael.NA1.57; “οἱ κ. ὄφειςCall.Hist. 3.
2. pest which destroys fig-trees, Thphr.HP4.14.5, 5.4.5.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (7):
    • Aeschylus, Prometheus Bound, 674
    • Euripides, Cyclops, 52
    • Old Testament, Proverbs, 23.32
    • Sophocles, Electra, 568
    • Lucian, Bacchus, 1
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 3.50
    • Aelian, De Natura Animalium, 1.57
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