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λευστήρ , ῆρος, , (λεύω) who stones, E.Tr.1039; τὸν Κασσανδρέων λευστῆρα their oppressor, Ael.NA5.15; so perh. in Hdt.5.67, where the oracle tells Cleisthenes Ἄδρηστον μὲν εἶναι Σικυωνίων βασιλέα, ἐκεῖνον δὲ λευστῆρα (or perh. a mere stone-thrower, i.e. ψιλός: Suid., quoting Ael.Fr.115, makes it Pass., = καταλευσθῆναι ἄξιος).
II. as Adj., λ. μόρος death by stoning, A.Th.199; “λευστῆρα πρῶτον . . ῥίψας πέτρονLyc.1187, cf. Hsch.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (4):
    • Aeschylus, Seven Against Thebes, 199
    • Euripides, Trojan Women, 1039
    • Herodotus, Histories, 5.67
    • Aelian, De Natura Animalium, 5.15
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