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βορά , ,, prop. of carnivorous beasts, “ποντίοις δάκεσι δὸς βοράνA.Pr.583 (lyr.), cf. Ch.530; “θηρσὶν ἄθλιον β.E.Ph.1603, cf.S.Ant.30; “κυνὸς β.Ar.Eq.416; “ λέων . . [χαίρει] ὅτι β. ἕξειArist.EN1118a23; of cannibal feasts, Hdt.1.119; κρεῶν . . οἰκείας βορᾶς of their own flesh served as food, of the children of Thyestes, A.Ag.1220, cf. 1597; βορᾶς τοῦ . . Ο<*>δίπου γόνου food torn from the body of the son of Oedipus, S.Ant.1017, cf. 1040; βορᾷ χαίρουσιν ἀνθρωποκτόνῳ; E.Cyc.127; οὐ γὰρ ἐν γαστρὸς β. τὸ χρηστὸν εἶναι in gluttony, Id.Supp.865: less freq. of simple food, Pi.Fr.124.5, A.Pers.490, S.Ph.274, etc. (βορρά is prob. f.l. for φορβά in AP3.14.) (Cf. βιβρώσκω: g[uglide]er[schwa]-, cf. Skt. -gara- in compds. (cf. δημο-βόρος, Lat. carni-vorus) 'devouring', giráti 'swallow', Lat. vorare, Lith. gérti 'drink', etc.)
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