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μύωψ , ωπος, , , (μύω, ὤψ)
A.closing or contracting the eyes, as shortsighted people do, and so, shortsighted, Arist.Rh.1413a4, Pr.959a3, b38, Alex.Aphr.Pr.1.74.
II. as Subst. μύωψ [υ^, but υ_ Nic.Th.417, 736], ωπος, , horse-fly, gadfly, Tabanus, “ὀξυστόμῳ μύωπιA.Pr.675; “βοηλάτην μ.Id.Supp.307, cf. Pl.Ap.30e, Arist.HA528b31, 552a29, al.
2. goad, spur, X.Eq.8.5; ἐν τοῖς μύωψι περιπατεῖν to walk in spurs, Thphr.Char.21.8; “προσθεῖναι τοὺς μ.Plb.11.18.4, cf. AP5.202 (Asclep.); ox-goad, “βουσόος μ.Cerc.8.2, cf. Call.Fr.46, A.R.3.277.
3. metaph., stimulant, incentive, Luc.Cal.14, Am.2; τινος to a thing, “ῥόμβον θιάσοιο μ.AP6.165 (Phal.); “τὸν μύωπα ἐμβαλεῖν τινιAch.Tat.7.4.
4. a plant growing in the Achelous, Ps.-Plu. Fluv.22.5.
5. the little finger, Sch.Opp.H.3.254.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (9):
    • Aeschylus, Prometheus Bound, 675
    • Aeschylus, Suppliant Maidens, 307
    • Plato, Apology, 30e
    • Xenophon, On the Art of Horsemanship, 8.5
    • Theophrastus, Characters, 21.8
    • Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica, 3.277
    • Polybius, Histories, 11.18.4
    • Lucian, Calumniae non temere credundum, 14
    • Achilles Tatius, Leucippe et Clitophon, 7.4
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