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πηκτός, ή, όν, Dor. πᾱκτός, ά, όν, (πήγνυμι 1) stuck in, fixed, ἔγχος ἐν χθονί S.Aj.907; π. θάνατος, of the death of Ajax, Trag.Adesp. 255.

2. planted, opp. raised from seed, [σκόροδον] Thphr.HP7.4.11: πηκτή, ἡ, a variety of σύμφυτον (q.v.), Dsc.4.10.

II. (πήγνυμι 11) well put together, compacted, built, of wood-work, ἄροτρον Il.10.353, Od.13.32; opp. αὐτόγυος, Hes.Op.433; π. ἕδος a chair of several pieces, h.Cer.196; π. κλίμακες E.Ph.489; π. λύραι S.Fr.238 (anap.).

2. πηκτή, ἡ, net or cage set to catch birds, Ar.Av.528, Arist.HA614a12; cf. πηκτίς 1.3.

3. πηκτὰ δωμάτων barriers of the house, door, E.Fr. 1003 (πακτὰ codd. Poll.), parodied in Ar.Ach.479.

III. (πήγνυμι 111) congealed, curdled, γάλα E.Cyc.190; πακτά, ἡ, cream-cheese, Theoc.11.20, cf. AP6.55 (Barb.), POxy.1923.19 (pl., v/vi A. D.); ἃλς π. salt obtained from brine. Nic.Al.518; κηρός Theoc.1.128; frozen, ὕδατα Pl.Ti.59c; ὕδωρ τὸ μὲν ῥέον τὸ δὲ πακτόν Ti.Locr.99c.

2. capable of solidification, Arist.Mete.385a12.