pure, sheer, properly of wine without water, Anth.; absol., ζωρός (sc. οἶνος) id=Anth.:—comp. in Hom., ζωρότερονδὲκέραιε mix the wine more pure, i. e. add less water, Il. As the Greeks mixed their wine with water, the phrase ζωρότερονπίνειν came to mean not only, as in Hdt., to drink purer wine than common, but, generally, to drink hard, be a drunkard, like ἀκρατοποτεῖν, Theophr., Luc.
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