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Λέσβ-ος , , Lesbos, Il.24.544, Od.4.342, etc.; the seventh in magnitude of islands known to the Greeks, Alex.268.6:—hence Adv. Λεσβ-όθεν ,
A.from Lesbos, Il.9.664; Λεσβ-όθι , at Lesbos, EM25.15:—Adj. Λέσβιος , α, ον, Sapph.92, Hdt.1.23, etc.: prov., μετὰ Λέσβιον ᾠδόν, of those who are judged second best, Cratin.243; Λέσβιον κῦμα or κυμάτιον, v. κῦμα 1.3, A.Fr.78, Vitr.4.6.2; so τὸ Λέσβιον (without κ.) PCair.Zen. 445.11 (iii B.C.); “Λεσβία οἰκοδομίαArist.EN1137b30; “Λ. πώματος οὐκ ἔστιν ἄλλος οἶνος ἡδίων πιεῖνAlex.274, cf. Philyll.24; ἡδίων Λ. (sc. οἶνος), with a play on words, indicating a preference for Theophrastus (of Lesbos) over Eudemus (of Rhodes), Arist. ap. Gell.13.5.
1. part of a ship, δευτέρα τρόπις acc. to Poll.1.85.
2. drinking-cup, Hedyl. ap. Ath.11.486b.
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