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στεγν-ός , ή, όν,= στεγανός,
A.watertight, waterproof, “πῖλοςHdt.4.23; “οἰκήματα ς. πρὸς ὕδωρ καὶ πρὸς χιόναHp.Aër.18, cf. Thphr. CP6.19.3; “βοῶνεςPSI5.497.5 (iii B.C.); “τέγηIG12(7).62.25 (Amorgos, iv B.C.); στέγν᾽ ἔχων σκηνώματα, of a cave, E.Cyc.324; of a boat, PPetr.3p.136 (iii B.C.); of embankments, PSI5.486.8 (iii B.C.); of cisterns, etc., OGI483.194, al. (Pergam., ii A.D.).
2. Subst. στεγνόν, τό, covered dwelling, X.An.7.4.12, D.S.18.25, etc.; ἐν στεγνῷ ποιεῖσθαι τὰς νεοττιάς under cover, Arist.HA618a35; “ἐν τῷ ς. φυλάττεινId.Mir.844b13.
II. costive, Hp.Mul.1.36, Dsc.5.9; “τὰ ς. περὶ κύστιν καὶ νεφροὺς πάθηId.1.3.
III. στεγνὰ πτερά wings joined by a membrane, like those of the bat, Nic.Th.762.
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    • Euripides, Cyclops, 324
    • Herodotus, Histories, 4.23
    • Xenophon, Anabasis, 7.4.12
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 18.25
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