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νομ-άς , άδος, , , (νομός)
A.roaming about for pasture: “οἱ νομάδεςpastoral tribes, Choeril.3, Hdt.1.15,125, 4.187,7.85, Arist.Pol.1256a31; “στρατηγὸς νομάδωνOGI616.3 (Arabia); “ν. ΣκύθαιPi.Fr.105, A. Pr.709; “ἸνδαίId.Supp.284; of the Cyclopes, E.Cyc.120.
2. metaph., of a prostitute, Ph.2.327.
3. pr. n., Numidian, Plb.1.19.3,al.: hence “νομάδες ὄρνειςguinea-fowl, Ptol.Euerg.2a) J.; νομάς alone, Artem. ap. Ath.14.663e; ν. λίθος Numidian marble, Luc.Hipp. 6.
II. fem. Adj. roaming, grazing,ἵπποιS.Tr.271; “ἔλαφοςId.Fr.89; “ἐπ᾽ ἀκταῖς νομάδα . . ἁλιάετονE.Fr.636; δάμαλις ν. calf of the pastures, i.e. fatted, LXX 1 Ki.28.24; ν. περιστεραί wild doves, Gal.6.435, cf. 12.302; of Oedipus exposed, turned adrift on Cithaeron, S.OT1350 (lyr.); of irrigation-channels, “κρῆναι Κηφισοῦ νομάδες ῥεέθρωνId.OC687 (unless distributing, cf. νέμω).
2. pastoral,βίοςScymn.832.
3. ν. τράπεζα game diet, Him.Or.25.3.
4. νομάσιν αὐγαῖς is dub.l. in Tim.Pers.89.
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    • Polybius, Histories, 1.19.3
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