previous next
λάβρος , ον (also α, ον Damocr. ap. Gal.13.917):
I. in Hom. only of wind and water, furious, boisterous, “Ζέφυρος λάβρος ἐπαιγίζωνIl. 2.148, cf. Od.15.293, Thphr.Vent.50; “ὡς ὅτε κῦμα θοῇ ἐν νηῒ πέσῃσι λάβρονIl.15.625; “ποταμὸς . . λ. ὕπαιθα ῥέων21.271; “ὅτε λαβρότατον χέει ὕδωρ Ζεύς16.385: “λ. ὄμβροςHdt.8.12; καπνός, σέλας, Pi.O.8.36, P.3.40; “πνεῦμαA.Pers.110 (lyr.); “πῦρE.Or.697; λάβρον αὐχέν', of the Hellespont personified, Tim.Pers.84; simply, huge, mighty, “λίθοςPi.N.8.46; ὕδατα λαβρότερα, expld. by ἀθροώτερα, Arist.Mete. 348b10: neut. as Adv., “λάβρον ἐπαιγίζων . . ἜρωςAP5.285.2 (Paul. Sil.).
II. after Hom., of men, boisterous, turbulent, talking, hasty, Thgn.634; “λάβροι παγγλωσσίᾳPi.O.2.86; “λ. στόμαSimon. 177, S.Aj.1147; “λ. ὄμμαE.Hel.379 (anap., s.v.l.).
2. eagerly, greedily, λ. διαρταμᾶν (of the eagle) A.Pr.1022; τῇ βρώσει χρῆται λ. (of the lion) Arist.HA594b18, cf. Ph.1.71.—Poet. word, used also in Ion. and late Prose. [λα_- by position in Ep.: λα^- E.Or. l. c., HF861 (troch.), AP11.25 (Apollonid.).]
hide Dictionary Entry Lookup
Use this tool to search for dictionary entries in all lexica.
Search for in
How to enter text in Greek:
hide References (15 total)
  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (15):
    • Aeschylus, Prometheus Bound, 1022
    • Aeschylus, Persians, 110
    • Euripides, Cyclops, 403
    • Euripides, Helen, 379
    • Euripides, Heracles, 253
    • Euripides, Heracles, 861
    • Euripides, Orestes, 697
    • Herodotus, Histories, 8.12
    • Homer, Iliad, 16.385
    • Homer, Iliad, 21.271
    • Homer, Iliad, 2.148
    • Homer, Odyssey, 15.293
    • Sophocles, Ajax, 1147
    • Homer, Iliad, 15.625
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 5.26
hide Display Preferences
Greek Display:
Arabic Display:
View by Default:
Browse Bar: