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κτείς , κτενός, ,
A.comb, Pherecr.100; “πύξινος κ.AP6.211 (Leon.), Edict.Diocl.13.3, cf. Luc.Am.44: hence, of toothed objects,
1. comb in the loom, by which the threads of the warp are kept separate, AP6.247 (Phil.); κναφικὸς κ. comb for carding wool, Tim.Lex.s.v. κνάφος.
2. rake, AP6.297.5 (Phan.), Ph.Bel.100.10 (pl.).
3. horn of the lyre, Hsch.: pl., of the constellation Lyre, Eratosth.Cat. 24.
5. ribs, Opp. C.1.296, Hsch.
6. virilia, pubes, Hp.Aph.7.39, Art.51; pudenda muliebria, Call.Fr.308, AP5.131 (Phld.), Ruf.Onom.109, Sor.2.18.
7. in pl., cutting-teeth, incisors, Poll.2.91.
8. bivalve shellfish, scallop, Philyll.13, Archipp.24, Anaxandr.41.62 (anap.), Alex. 170, prob. in Theoc.14.17, cf. Arist.HA525a22, al.
b. dual κτένε, perh. = scallopings (ornaments on a garment), IG12.386.8; cf. κτενωτός.
9. caruncula lachrymalis, Arist.HA491b25 (cf.Gal.4.796).
10. bandage, Sor.Fasc.25. (For πκτεν-, cf. πέκω, Lat.pecten: the correct form (κτείς) of the nom. is found in IG22.1425.376; later κτήν, q.v.)
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    • Aeschylus, Agamemnon, 1594
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