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ὠμός , ή, όν: (v. sub fin.):—
A.raw, crude (cf. Arist.Mete.380b5):
I. prop. of flesh, raw, uncooked, Il.22.347, al.; opp. ὀπταλέος, Od.12.396; ὠμὸν καταφαγεῖν τινα or ὠμοῦ ἐσθίειν τινός to eat one raw, prov. of savage cruelty, X.An.4.8.14, HG3.3.6; so “ὠμὸν βεβρώθοις ΠρίαμονIl.4.35, cf. Od.18.87, etc.
2. of eggs, Thphr. Vert.2; of vegetables, “μύκητας ὠμοὺς . . φαγεῖνAntiph.188; “κριθαίLuc.Asin.17; cf. ὠμήλυσις.
3. of water, crude, opp. ἄπεφθος, Alex.198; also of milk, Arist.Mete.380b8.
4. of fruit, uncooked by the sun, unripe, opp. πέπων, Ar.Eq.260 (troch.), cf. X.Oec.19.19 (Comp.), Arist.Mete.380b7.
5. of pitch, opp. ἑφθή, Gp.6.5.5, cf. Plb.5.89.6; of pottery, unbaked,χύτραιDsc.1.68, Gp.10.21.1; “κέραμος ὠμόςArist.Mete.380b8, cf. GA743a9: even of soil which needs to be exposed to the sun, “ὡς ὠμὴ αὐτῆς ὀπτῷτοX.Oec.16.15.
6. of food, undigested, Anon.Lond.25.7, al., Plu.2.131c, 133d; of a person, suffering from indigestion, Philostr.Gym.54; also οὖρα, ὑποχωρήσεις, κατάρροι, Arist.Mete.380b5.
3. (from 1.4) ὠμὸν γῆρας an unripe, premature old age, Od. 15.357, Hes.Op.705 (but ὠμότατον καὶ ἀγριώτατον γῆρας in signf. 11.1, Plu.Mar.2), cf. ὠμογέρων : ὠμὸς τόκος an untimely birth, Philostr. VS2.1.8. (Cf. Skt. āmás 'raw, uncooked'.)
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