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τένων , οντος, , (τείνω)
A.sinew, tendon, “ἀπέκοψε τένοντας αὐχενίουςOd.3.449; freq. in dual, “ἄμφω ῥῆξε τένοντεIl.5.307, al., cf. 4.521, Hes.Sc.419; of the arm, “ἵνα τε ξυνέχουσι τένοντες ἀγκῶνοςIl.20.478; of the foot, “ποδῶν τέτρηνε τένοντε22.396, cf. E.Ph.42; τ. ποδός, the outstretched foot, Id.Cyc.400; τ. ὀπίσθιος the Achilles tendon, Hp.Fract.11; τ. ἐν τῇ κνήμῃ τοῦ ποδός ib.16, cf. Arist.HA515b9; τ. defined as a species of νεῦρον, Gal.2.739, cf. 6.772: abs., for the foot, “πτέρναι τενόντων θ᾽ ὑπογραφαίA.Ch.209, cf. E.Med.1166, Ba. 938; τένοντα σείων, of a mule, Babr.62.3.
II. metaph., mountain-ridge, Καυκάσιος τ. AP4.3b.12 (Agath.).
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