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ὀρσο-θύρη [υ^], , prob.
A.a door high up in the wall, Od. 22.126,333 ; ἀν᾽ ὀρσοθύρην ἀναβαίη ib.132 : sens. obsc., “τῆς ὄπισθεν .Semon.17 [where υ appears to be long]. (θύρα ἐν ὕψει τοῦ τοίχου, Phot., Suid., cf. the second explanation in Hsch.: a form ὀρσορόκα (acc. sg.) given by Apollod. ap. EM633.57 sqq. is apptly. corrupt:— ὀρσοθύρη was derived in antiquity from ὀρούω, EM l. c., etc.: the true etym. is uncertain, but cf. ὄρρος, ὀρρόβηλος.
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