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κυ^λίω [ι_], later form of κυλίνδω: (προσ-
A. κύλιεAr.V.202, (ἀνα-)“ κυλῖονAlex.116:—roll along, γαστέρας αἱμοβόρως ἐκύλιον, of serpents, Theoc.24.18; “κυλίουσιν [ἀλλήλους] ἐν τῷ πηλῷLuc.Anach.6; λόγοις τοὺς ῥήτορας κ. rolling them over, Com.Adesp.294 codd.: freq. in later Gr., LXX Jo.10.18, al.: metaph., “ἐκ κισσηρεφέος κεφαλῆς εὔϋμνα κυλίων ῥήματα Berl.Sitzb.1912.548:—Pass., roll, whirl along, Arist.Cael.290a25, al.; of bees, grovel, Id.HA625b5; “πρὸς τοῖς ἑαυτοῦ γόνασι κυλιομένηνD.H.8.39; κ. περὶ τὴν ἀγοράν to be always loitering there, Arist.Pol.1319a29; roll about, in pantomime, Id.Po. 1461b31.
2. roll up, ἣν κυλίουσι κόπρον (sc. κάνθαροι) Id.HA552a17.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (5):
    • Aristophanes, Wasps, 202
    • Aristotle, Poetics, 1461b.31
    • Old Testament, Joshua, 10.18
    • Lucian, Anacharsis, 6
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Antiquitates Romanae, 8.39
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