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κορων-ίς , ίδος, , acc. -
A.νίνHes.Fr.123.3 (as pr.n.):— crook-beaked: hence, generally, curved, in Hom. always of ships, “παρὰ νηυσὶ κορωνίσιIl.18.338, al.; twice in Od., “ἐν νήεσι κ.19.182, cf.193.
2. of kine, with crumpled horns, Theoc.25.151.
II. as Subst., anything curved or bent:
1. wreath, garland, Stesich.29, Hsch.
2. curved line or stroke, flourish with the pen at the end of a book or chapter, scene of a play, etc., AP11.41 (Phld.), Heph.Poëm. p.73 C., Isid.Etym.1.21.26, Sch.Ar.Nu.510, al.; “ἐγὼ κ. εἰμι γραμμάτων φύλαξPLit.Lond.11; “ἐπιτιθέναι τὴν κ. τῷ συγγράμματιPlu.2.66e; ἀπὸ τῆς ἀρχῆς μέχρι τῆς κ. ib.334c, etc.
b. metaph., end, completion, “ἐπιθεῖναι κορωνίδα τινίLuc.Hist.Conscr.26, cf. Gal.1.643; “ κ. τοῦ βίουPlu.2.789a; “ κ. τῶν ἀγαθῶνHld.10.39, etc.
3. mark of crasis ('), as in τοὔνομα, θοἰμάτιον, τοὐμόν, etc., An.Ox.1.372, Sch. D.T.p.147 H., EM763.10 (found in parchments of Lyr.Alex.Adesp. 31.20 (ii A. D.), Sapph.Supp.2.4 (vii A. D.), etc.).
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (4):
    • Homer, Iliad, 18.338
    • Homer, Odyssey, 19.182
    • Aristophanes, Clouds, 510
    • Lucian, Quomodo historia conscribenda sit, 26
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