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ἡμίον-ος , , Il.2.852, Pi.O.6.22, Rev.Phil. 50.67 (Didyma, ii B.C.), etc.; , Il.17.742, Pl.Ap.27e, etc.: Aeol. αἰμί- Sapph.Supp.20a.14:—
A.half-ass, i.e. mule, Il.10.352, al., Arist. HA576b11, etc.; “ταλαεργόςIl.23.654: prov., “γνοίης ὅσσον ὄνων κρέσσονες ἡμίονοιThgn.996; ἐφ᾽ ἡμιόνων on a car drawn by mules, Il.24.702; εἰς ἡμιόνους ποιεῖν to write an ode on a team of racing-mules, Arist.Rh.1405b26: prov., ἐπεὰν ἡμίονοι τέκωσι, i.e. never, Hdt.3.153: metaph., . βασιλεύς, i.e. half-Mede, half-Persian, Orac. ap. Hdt. 1.55.
2. . ἀγροτέρα wild ass, onager, Il.2.852; αἱ ἐν Συρίᾳ καλούμεναι . Arist.HA491a2, cf. 580b1, al.
II. as Adj., βρέφος ἡμίονον a mule-foal, Il.23.266.
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