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πρόξ, gen. προκός, ἡ, roe deer, Cervus capreolus, αἶγας ἐπ' ἀγροτέρας ἠδὲ πρόκας ἠδὲ λαγωούς Od.17.295; coupled with ἔλαφος by Arist. HA506a22, 515b34, PA676b27, Dionys.Ath. and Philet. ap. Sch.A.R. 2.279; but expld. as τὸ τέκνον τῆς δορκάδος by Sch.Nic.Th.578, cf. Sch. Od. l. c.:—
also προκάς (q. v.).

2. metaph., coward, Archil.188.