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περόν-η , , (πείρω) or tongue of a buckle or brooch, buckle or brooch itself, Il.5.425, Od.19.226,256, E.Ph.805 (lyr.); “ἐν δ᾽ ἄρ᾽ ἔσαν [πέπλῳ] περόναι δυοκαίδεκα πᾶσαι χρύσειαιOd.18.293, cf. IG12.369.11, 22.1388.20; used for wounding, Hdt.5.87, S.OT1269.
2. pin for twisting ropes round, on board ship, A.R.1.567.
3. pivot of door-post, “περόνῃσιν ἀρηρότεParm.1.20; of a machine, Heliod. ap. Orib.49.24.1, al.
4. linchpin, Parth.6.4.
5. rivet, bolt, “π. χαλκαῖInscr.Délos 504.12 (iii B. C.); “π. κεφαλωτήPh.Bel.76.3.
b. rivet in the Roman pilum, Plu.Mar.25.
II. small bone of the arm, radius, Hp.Loc.Hom.6 (dub.), Oss.3: more freq. of the leg, fibula, Gal.UP3.9, al., v. l. in Hp.Art.62.
2. ligament below the knee of a horse, X.Eq.1.5.
3. = ἐπίφυσις 2, Hp.Loc.Hom.6.
4. pl., splint-bones, Poll.2.191.
III. a kind of fish, Marc.Sid.15 (pl.).
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (12):
    • Euripides, Phoenician Women, 805
    • Herodotus, Histories, 5.87
    • Homer, Odyssey, 18.293
    • Homer, Odyssey, 19.226
    • Sophocles, Oedipus Tyrannus, 1269
    • Xenophon, On the Art of Horsemanship, 1.5
    • Xenophon, On the Art of Horsemanship, 2
    • Homer, Iliad, 5.425
    • Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica, 1.567
    • Hippocrates, De articulis, 62
    • Plutarch, Caius Marius, 25
    • Parthenius, Narrationes Amatoriae, 6.4
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