6. a sea-bird, prob. so called from swooping down upon its prey, Ar.Av.887, Arist.HA509a4, 615a28, Juba 68a, Dionys.Av.2.2, 3.22; cormorant, Hebr.shālâkh, LXXDe.14.16(17), al.; of an eagle, S.Fr.377; of the Harpies, ib. 714.
Henry George Liddell. Robert Scott. A Greek-English Lexicon. revised and augmented throughout by. Sir Henry Stuart Jones. with the assistance of. Roderick McKenzie. Oxford. Clarendon Press. 1940.
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