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ὠμησ-τής , οῦ, Dor. ὠμησ-τάς , , (ὠμός, ἔδω)
A.eating raw flesh,οἰωνοίIl.11.454; “κύνες22.67, S.Ant.697; “ἰχθύεςIl.24.82; “ΚέρβεροςHes.Th.311; “λέωνB.12.46, Orac. ap. Hdt. 5.92.β́, A.Ag.827 (as a noun, of a lion, AP6.237 (Antist.)); “αἰετόςA.R.2.1259; ὄφις (sc. Ἔχιδνα)“ ὠμηστήςHes.Th.300; epith. of Dionysus, = ὠμάδιος 1, AP9.524.25, cf. Plu.2.462b (of ἄκρατος). Adv. “-τίZonar.
2. savage, brutal,. καὶ ἄπιστος ἀνήρIl.24.207, cf. Plu. Ant.24. (Aristarch. pronounced it ὠμησταί like ἀθληταί; Tyrannio ὠμῆσται like κομῆται, Sch.Il.22.67.)
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