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στρόμβ-ος , ,
A.a body rounded or spun round: hence,
1. top, Il. 14.413; “ὥσπερ ς. στρέφεσθαιLuc.Asin.42.
2. = στροφάλιγξ, whirlwind, A.Pr.1084 (anap.), prob. in Id.Fr.195.3.
3. trumpet-shell, Arist. HA492a17, al.; sea-snail, Artem.2.14; of a shell used as a trumpet, conch, Lyc.250, Theoc.9.25, Plu.2.713b.
4. snail, Arist.HA548a18, cf. 530a6, PA661a23.
5. = στρόβιλος 6, Nic.Th.884.
6. spindle, Lyc.585.
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    • Aeschylus, Prometheus Bound, 1084
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