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ἄορ or ἆορ , ἄορος, τό (on the accent see Hdn.Gr.1.391): (ἀείρω):— properly,
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 λέβητας17.222 (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 τριγλώχινthe 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᾽, δ᾽ ἄορ χρύσειον . . .]
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (7):
    • Hesiod, Shield of Heracles, 221
    • Hesiod, Shield of Heracles, 457
    • Hesiod, Theogony, 283
    • Homer, Iliad, 10.484
    • Homer, Odyssey, 10.294
    • Homer, Odyssey, 11.24
    • Homer, Odyssey, 17.222
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