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ὠμόφα^γ-ος (parox.), ον,
A.eating raw flesh, carnivorous, of savage beasts, λέοντες, θῶες, λύκοι, Il.5.782, 11.479, 16.157; “θῆρεςh.Ven.124; of the Centaurs, Thgn. 542; of savage men, Th.3.94, Str.15.1.57, Porph.Abst.1.13; of certain daemons, “ὠμοφάγοι χθόνιοιPMag.Par.1.1444; “τὰ .carnivores, Hp.Vict.2.49 cod.M, Arist.HA608b25, PA694a1; . χάρις (cf. ἀνδροβρώς) E.Ba.139 (lyr.).
II. rarely proparox. ὠμόφα^γος, ον, Pass., eaten raw, of sacrifices offered to Dionysus, E.Fr.472.12 (anap., τάς τ᾽ ὠμοφάγους δαίτας τελέσας codd. perh. rightly, cf. ὠμοφάγιον).
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (7):
    • Euripides, Bacchae, 139
    • Homeric Hymns, Hymn 5 to Aphrodite, 124
    • Thucydides, Histories, 3.94
    • Homer, Iliad, 11.479
    • Homer, Iliad, 16.157
    • Homer, Iliad, 5.782
    • Strabo, Geography, 15.1.57
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