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πρίων (A), , gen.
A.πρίονοςS.Tr.699:—saw, IG12.313.129, S.Tr. 699, Fr.797, Cratin.437 (pl.), LXX Am.1.3, Plu.2.654f; π. ὀδοντωτός, opp. π. μαχαιρωτός (toothless saw for cutting stone), Gal. 18(2).331; ὀδόντων π. saw of teeth, i.e. jagged row, AP7.401 (Crin.): abs., serrated ridge of hills, Spanish sierra, LXXJu.3.9; καλούμενος II. Plb.7.15.6, cf. 1.85.7; “λόφοι πάντοθεν ὀξεῖς οἷα πρίονεςApp.Ill.25, cf. Str.14.1.4.
2. Saw, nickname of a timber-merchant, Com.Adesp.823.
3. cylindrical saw, trephine, Hp.VC21. (Oxyt. acc. to Phot., thus differing from part. πρίων, but parox. acc. to Hdn.Gr.1.20.) [ι_ Trag. and Com., also Opp.H.5.199; ι^ in later Poets, dat. pl. “πρι^όνεσσιNic.Th.52, cf. AP6.204 (Leon.).]
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (8):
    • Old Testament, Amos, 1.3
    • Sophocles, Trachiniae, 699
    • Sophocles, Ichneutae, 797
    • Polybius, Histories, 1.85.7
    • Polybius, Histories, 7.15.6
    • Strabo, Geography, 14.1.4
    • Hippocrates, De capitis vulneribus, 21
    • Old Testament, Judith, 3.9
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