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μηλό-βοτος , ον,
A.grazed by sheep, epith. of pastoral districts, Pi.P.12.2, B.5.66, A.Supp. 548 (lyr.); χώραν μ. ἀνιέναι turn a district into a sheep-walk, i.e. lay it waste, Isoc.14.31, cf. Ph.2.473, D.L.6.87; ἐπηράσατο εἰς ἀεὶ μηλόβοτον εἶναι (sc. τὴν Καρχηδόνα) App.BC1.24, cf.AP9.103 (Mund.): metaph., “μ. γυναίοις τὴν ἀρχὴν ἀνῆκενPhilostr.VA5.27, cf.VS1.21.4.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (5):
    • Aeschylus, Suppliant Maidens, 548
    • Bacchylides, Epinicians, 5.66
    • Isocrates, Plataicus, 31
    • Philostratus the Athenian, Life of Apollonius of Tyana, 5.27
    • Philostratus the Athenian, Lives of the Sophists, 1.21.4
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