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κερα?τ-ιον , τό, Dim. of κέρας,
A.small horn, D.S.3.73, Arist. ap. Plu.2.977a.
2. of the antennae of the κάραβος, Arist.HA526a7; of the hermit-crab, ib.529a27.
3. in pl., curved ends of the womb (cf. “κεραία11.7), ib.510b19.
4. musical instrument, perh. fife or clarionet, D.S.29.32, prob. for κεραμείου in Plb.26.1.4, cf. ib.1a. 2.
II. carat, 1/1728 of a pound, Dsc. ap. Gal.19.775, Archig. ap. Aët. 6.37, Hero *Mens.60.21, Just.Nou.32.1; = Lat. siliqua, OGI521.27 (Abydos, v/vi A.D.).
III. = κερατωνία, Colum.Arbor.25.
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    • Polybius, Histories, 26.1.4
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