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ζωρός , όν,
A.pure, sheer, prop. of wine without water, like ἄκρα_τος, ζ. μέθυ A.R.1.477; “πόμαAP12.50 (Asclep.); πότος Hippoloch. ap. Ath.4.129d: abs., ζωρός (sc. οἶνος) AP6.105 (Apollonid.), etc.: Comp., ζωρότερον δὲ κέραιε mix the wine more pure, i.e. add less water, Il.9.203, cf. Arist.Po.1461a14; “κεράσας ζωρότερον 'ΟμηρικῶςEphipp.10; so later “-ότερον πίνεινHdt.6.84; and in the sense drink hard, “ζ. πιεῖνThphr.Char.4.6, cf. Ael.VH13.4, Luc.Tim.54, etc.; “πίνειν-οτέρῳ χρώμενον οἰνοχόῳAntiph.149; ζωρὸν δέπας a cup of sheer wine, AP11.28 (Marc. Arg.); ζωρὸν πέλαγος a sea of wine, ib.7.457.6 (Aristo); ζωρότερον κισσύβιον ib.5.288.4 (Agath.); of drugs, Luc. DMort.7.1, Nav.45; “διδόναι τι ζωρότερον ἐσθίεινHp.Nat.Mul.69; “-ότερον γάλαRuf.Fr.118: metaph., “ζωροτάτη μανίηAP7.30 (Antip. Sid.). (In Philum.Ven.2.3, 4.2 ζωρός is opp. ἄκρατος, and so perh. in Emp.35.15, but the reading is doubtful.)
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (9):
    • Aristotle, Poetics, 1461a.14
    • Herodotus, Histories, 6.84
    • Homer, Iliad, 9.203
    • Theophrastus, Characters, 4.6
    • Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica, 1.477
    • Lucian, Timon, 54
    • Lucian, Navigium, 45
    • Lucian, Dialogi mortuorum, 7.1
    • Aelian, Varia Historia, 13.4
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