ἵππουρ-ις, ιδος, ἡ, (οὐρά) as fem. Adj.,
- Ahorse-tailed, decked with a horse-tail, freq. in Hom. (esp. Il.), in nom. and acc. ἵππουρις, -ιν, κόρυς Il.6.495; τρυφάλεια 19.382; κυνέη Od. 22.124.
- II as Subst., horse-tail, Ael.NA16.21; Satyrʼs tail, Phryn.PSp.77B.
- 2 a water-plant, horse-tail, Equisetum silvaticum, Dsc.4.46, Ps.-Democr.inGp.2.6.27; also,= Equisetum maximum, Dsc.4.47.
- 3 a complaint in the groin, caused by constant riding, dub. in Hp.Epid.7.122.