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πρῖνος

Second declension Noun; Masc/Fem Transliteration:

Principal Part: πρῖνος

Sense

  1. the evergreen oak, ilex, the scarlet, quercus coccifera

Examples

  • σὺ δ’ εὐθὺσ ὥσπερ πρῖνοσ ἐμπρησθεὶσ βοᾷσ. (Aristotle, Frogs, Lyric-Scene20)
  • ὁ συκάμινοσ συκάμιν’, ὁρᾷσ, φέρει, ὁ πρῖνοσ ἀκύλουσ, ὁ κόμαροσ μιμαίκυλα Θεόφραστοσ· (Athenaeus, The Deipnosophists, Book 2, book 2, chapter 35 2:2)
  • ὑπὲρ δὲ τὸ καλούμενον Μέγαρόν ἐστιν ἄλσοσ τῆσ Δεσποίνησ ἱερὸν θριγκῷ λίθων περιεχόμενον, ἐντὸσ δὲ αὐτοῦ δένδρα καὶ ἄλλα καὶ ἐλαία καὶ πρῖνοσ ἐκ ῥίζησ μιᾶσ πεφύκασι· (Pausanias, Description of Greece, , chapter 37 13:1)

Synonyms

  1. the evergreen oak

Related

Source: Henry George Liddell. Robert Scott. "A Greek-English Lexicon". revised and augmented throughout by. Sir Henry Stuart Jones.

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