A.hanger or sword hung in a belt (cf. ἀορτήρ), Od.11.24; synon. with ξίφος, 10.294, cf. 321.—The masc. acc. pl., “οὐκ ἄορας οὐδὲ λέβητας” 17.222 (cf. Hsch.), is prob. f.l. for ἄορά γ᾽; Eust.1818.5 and the Scholl. ad loc. expl. ἄορας as = ὄαρας, women given as prizes (cf. ἀόρων: γυναικῶν, Hsch.), or = τρίποδας.
2. later, any weapon, “ἄορ τριγλώχιν” the trident, Call.Del.31; of the horn of the rhinoceros, Opp. C.2.553. [Hom. has α^ in dissyll. forms, as also Hes.Sc.457, Call. Hec.1.1.1; in the trisyll. forms, α^ Od.17.222, al., α_ Il.10.484, al. In Hes.Sc.221, and later Poets, α_ even in ἄορ, which must then be written “ἆορ.” Hes.Th.283 has ἄορ as monosyll., unless we read with Tricl. γένθ᾽, ὁ δ᾽ ἄορ χρύσειον . . .]