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străbo , ōnis, m. (collat. form stră-bōnus , i, Petr. 68, 8; v. also strabus), = στραβών.
I. Lit., that has oblique, distorted eyes, i. e. one who squints strongly, a squinter (class.): ecquos (deos) si non tam strabones, at paetulos esse arbitramur? * Cic. N. D. 1, 29, 80; Hor. S. 1, 3, 44, Petr. 39, 11; Dig. 21, 1, 12.—
II. Trop., one who looks askance, i. e. an envious, jealous person (ante-class.), Lucil. ap. Non. 27, 7 (Sat. Fragm. 27, 8); Varr. ib. 4 (opp. integris oculis).
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    • Horace, Satires, 1.3.44
    • Cicero, de Natura Deorum, 1.29
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