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τρίαινα [ι^], ,
A.trident, three-pronged fish-spear, the badge of Poseidon, Il.12.27, Od.4.506, 5.292, A.Pr.925, E.Fr.360.47; as a symbol of the empire of the sea, Ar.Eq.839; τρίαιναν ἐσθλὸς καὶ κυβερνήτης σοφός, i. e. a good fisherman . . , Archil.45.
II. threepronged fork, Longus 4.40; cf. “τριαινόω11.
III. a constellation rising with Pisces, Teucer in Boll Sphaera52.
IV. a kind of cautery, Paul.Aeg.6.48.
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    • Aeschylus, Prometheus Bound, 925
    • Aristophanes, Knights, 839
    • Homer, Iliad, 12.27
    • Homer, Odyssey, 4.506
    • Homer, Odyssey, 5.292
    • Longus, Daphnis & Chloe, 4.40
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