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πρόσθιος , α, ον, (πρόσθεν)
A.foremost, opp. ὀπίσθιος, οἱ π. πόδες (v.l. for ἐμπρ-) the fore-feet, Hdt.2.69; “π. πούςX.Cyn.9.19, etc.; τὰ π. κῶλα (v.l. for ἐμπρ-) Pl.Ti.91e, etc.; “τὰ π. σκέληArist.PA688a3; freq. τὰ π. alone, the front parts, opp. τὰ ὀπίσθια, Id.HA493a11, al.; opp. τὰ πρανῆ, Id.GA720a14; βάσιν χερσὶ προσθίαν καθαρμόσας fitting the fore-feet to my hands, E.Rh.210; “οἱ π. ὀδόντεςArist.HA501a13, al.; σιαγόνες δύο, τὸ π. γένειον, τὸ δ᾽ ὀπίσθιον γένυς ib.492b22; τοῦ χοροῦ (prob. for τοὺς χοροὺς τοὺς π. the front row of teeth, Ar.Ra. 548 (lyr.); “π. θρίξAchae.10.2; π. τραύματα wounds in front, AP9.279 (Bass.); οἱ κίονες οἱ π., π. τοῖχος, the front row of columns, wall, IG22.1682.4, 1668.89.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (5):
    • Aristophanes, Frogs, 548
    • Herodotus, Histories, 2.69
    • Plato, Timaeus, 91e
    • Xenophon, On Hunting, 9.19
    • Euripides, Rhesus, 210
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