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κόκκος , ,
A.grain, seed, as of the pomegranate, h.Cer.372, 412, Hdt. 4.143, Hermipp.36, Hp.Mul.1.37, PTeb.273.47 (ii/iii A.D.); “κ. ΒαβυλώνιοςPhilostr.Ep.54; of the poppy, Euphro 11.11; of the pine, IG 14.966.12; of wheat, Philum.Ven.3.3; of weeds in corn, PLond.5.1697.13 (vi A.D.); cf. Κνίδιος: metaph., νόου δέ μοι οὐκ ἔνι κ. not a grain of sense, Timo66.3.
2. a measure, Dsc.2.166, Orib.Fr. 35.
II. 'berry' (gall) of kermes oak, used to dye scarlet, Thphr. HP3.7.3, Gal.12.32: hence, scarlet (the colour), Dromo 1.4, PHolm. 22.1.
2. κ. or κ. βαφική, , kermes oak, Quercus coccifera, Dsc.4.48, Paus.10.36.1.
III. pill, Alex.Trall.5.4.
IV. in pl., testicles, AP12.222 (Strat.).
2. pudenda muliebria, Hsch.
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    • Herodotus, Histories, 4.143
    • Homeric Hymns, Hymn 2 to Demeter, 372
    • Homeric Hymns, Hymn 2 to Demeter, 412
    • Pausanias, Description of Greece, 10.36.1
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