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Ἀμαζών , όνος, , mostly pl.,
A.the Amazons, Il.3.189, etc.; τῶν . τροχίσκος, a famous remedy, Asclep. ap. Gal.12.152, etc.:—also Ἀμαζονίδες , αἱ, Pi.O.13.87, Call.Dian.237.
II. epith. of Artemis, Paus.4.31.8:—Adj. Ἀμαζ-ονικός , ή, όν, Plu.Pomp.35, Paus. 1.41.7:—κά, τά, title of Epic by Onasus, Sch. A.R. 1.1236, Sch. Theoc.13.46:—also ἁλ-όνιος , ον, Nonn.D.37.17; epith. of Apollo in Laconia, Paus.3.25.3. (Commonly derived from μαζός, from the fable that they got rid of the right breast, that it might not interfere with the use of the bow.)
III. (- priv., μᾶζα) poor, starveling,ἄνδρεςCall.Fr.523.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (6):
    • Homer, Iliad, 3.189
    • Pausanias, Description of Greece, 4.31.8
    • Pausanias, Description of Greece, 1.41.7
    • Pausanias, Description of Greece, 3.25.3
    • Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica, 1.1236
    • Plutarch, Pompey, 35
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