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βλοσυ^ρός , ά, όν, also ός, όν v.l. in Hes.Sc.250:—
A.hairy, shaggy, bristling, “μειδιόων βλοσυροῖσι προσώπασιIl.7.212; “τὼ δέ οἱ ὄσσε λαμπέσθην βλοσυρῇσιν ὑπ᾽ ὀφρύσιν15.608, cf. Hes.Sc.147; of lions, ib. 175; of the Κῆρες, ib.250; δὲ συὸς βλοσυρῆς, to describe a woman, Phoc.3.3; “β. χαίτηLyr.Alex.Adesp.11.4; ἄρκτοι, φώκη, Opp.H.2.247, 5.38; “πορδαλίων βλοσυρὰς δύσαντο καλύπτραςNonn.D.14.131; later, grim, fearful, “ἄγοςA.Eu.167 (lyr.); “ἄκρηA.R.2.740; “κύματαAP9.84 (Antiphan.), cf. 278 (Bianor); “φάσματα ἀρχαγγέλωνIamb. Myst.2.3.
2. virile, burly, “γενναίους τε καὶ β. τὰ ἤθηPl.R.535b; “β. γε τὴν ψυχὴν ἔχειςNicostr.35; of a woman, μαῖα γενναία καὶ β. masculine, Pl.Tht.149a; βλοσυρωτάτη τὸ εἶδος, of Boudicca, D.C.62.2; also, coarse, “πίτταThphr.HP9.2.3 (Comp.), cf. CP6.12.5 (Comp.).
3. solemn, dignified, “σεμνὸν καὶ β. ὁρᾶνAel.VH12.21; of persons, σεμνὴ καὶ β. Aristacnet.1.7, cf. Him. Or.23.12. Adv. “-ῶςHld.10.27.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (11):
    • Aeschylus, Eumenides, 167
    • Hesiod, Shield of Heracles, 147
    • Hesiod, Shield of Heracles, 175
    • Hesiod, Shield of Heracles, 250
    • Homer, Iliad, 15.608
    • Homer, Iliad, 7.212
    • Plato, Republic, 535b
    • Plato, Theaetetus, 149a
    • Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica, 2.740
    • Aelian, Varia Historia, 12.21
    • Aelian, Varia Historia, 1.7
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