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τρι^-όρχης , ου, ,
A.with three testicles: metaph., very lecherous, Timae.145.
II. a kind of hawk, perh. buzzard, Buteo vulgaris, Ar.Av.1181, cf. Arist.HA 592b3, 609a24, 620a17, Thphr.HP9.8.7; “τριόρχας αἰετούςLyc. 148; παῖδες τ. (with pun on ὀρχέομαι) Ar.V.1534 cod. B (-οις codd. RV) (lyr.); v. τρίορχος.
III. = κενταυρίς 1, Plin.HN25.69 (where triorchis, mistranslating Thphr. l. c.).
2. = σεραπιάς, Aët.15.13, Paul. Aeg.4.25.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (4):
    • Aristophanes, Birds, 1181
    • Aristophanes, Wasps, 1
    • Aristophanes, Wasps, 1534
    • Pliny the Elder, Naturalis Historia, 25.69
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