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κνῆσις , εως, , (κνάω)
A.scratching, “τρῖψις καὶ κ.Pl.Phlb.46d; “κ. κροτάφων καὶ ὤτωνAret.CA1.1: pl., Pl.Phlb.51d: metaph., tickling, “ἕνεκα . . κνήσεως ὤτωνPlu.2.167b.
II. (from Pass.) itching, irritation, “κ. περὶ τὰ οὖλαPl.Phdr.251c, cf. Gal.10.437.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (4):
    • Plato, Phaedrus, 251c
    • Plato, Philebus, 46d
    • Plato, Philebus, 51d
    • Aretaeus, De curatione acutorum morborum libri duo, 1.1
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