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πυ_ρήν , ῆνος, ,
A.stone of stone-fruit, as of the olive, Hdt.2.92, Thphr.CP5.18.4, etc.; of the pomegranate, Hp.Aff.54, Thphr.HP 1.11.6; of the medlar, ib.3.12.5; of the date, Arist.Mete.342a10, Thphr.CP1.19.2 (where ἐλάας is prob. cj. for ἰτέας); of the elder, Hp.Mul.2.133; of the myrtle and grape, Arist.Pr.925b26; of the wild cherry, Hdt.4.23.
2. an edible nut, the kernel of “κῶνος1.2, Mnesith. ap. Ath.2.57b, IG22.1013.21.
II. hard bone of fishes, implied by “ἀπύρηνοςArchestr.Fr.8.9.
III. grain of frankincense, Hp. ap. Gal.19.134.
b. an unknown aromatic, PMag.Par.1.2874, al.
c. = ὀξυάκανθα, Dsc.1.93.
IV. round head of a probe, Gal.UP15.7.
2. = ὀδούς 111, Id.2.462.
V. name of a gem, Plin.HN37.188; as a votive offering, IG7.3498.17 (Oropus).
VI. growth under the chin of an animal, Str.4.6.10. (Sts. misspelt πυρρ- in codd.; the quantity of υ is inferred from ἀπυ_ρηνος Archestr.l.c. and Lat. apȳr[icaron]nus.
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    • Herodotus, Histories, 2.92
    • Herodotus, Histories, 1.2
    • Herodotus, Histories, 4.23
    • Strabo, Geography, 4.6.10
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