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κυ_φός , ή, όν, (κύπτω, κέκυ_φα)
A.bent forwards, stooping, hunchbacked, “ὃς δὴ γήραϊ κ. ἔην καὶ μυρία ᾔδηOd.2.16; κ. ἀνήρ, πρεσβύτης, Ar.Ach. 703, Pl.266; σφόνδυλοι ἕλκονται ἐς τὸ κ., in curvature of the spine, Hp.Art.41; “τρίγλαι κ.Epich.64; freq. of shrimps, from their form, Eub.111, Matro Conv.64, AP5.184 (Asclep.); τῶν καρίδων αἱ κυφαί shrimps, e.g. Palaemon squilla, Arist.HA525b1, cf.549b12; of birds, Id.IA710b18; also “ὑπὸ κ. ἄροτρονIG14.2012.14 (Sulp. Max.); cf. “κύφων1.
II. curved, round, of a cup, Ath.11.482e.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (4):
    • Aristophanes, Plutus, 266
    • Homer, Odyssey, 2.16
    • Aristophanes, Acharnians, 703
    • Hippocrates, De articulis, 41
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