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σφαιρ-όω ,
A.make into a globule, “πάπυρονAlex.Aphr.Pr.1.93:— Pass., to be rounded, Dsc.2.35, Antyll. ap. Orib.7.9.2, Aret.SA1.6, etc.; στήθεα δ᾽ ἐσφαίρωτο his chest was round and arched, Theoc.22.46.
2. Pass., to be curled up in a ball, “ψυχὴ -ωθεῖσαAel.VH3.11.
3. Pass., metaph., to be concentrated, Dam.Pr.400.
II. in Pass. also of blunted weapons, ἐσφαιρωμένα ἀκόντια spears with buttons at the point, X.Eq.8.10; “γρόσφοι -ωμένοιPlb.10.20.3; “σιδήριαD.C.71.29; opp. λελογχωμένον δόρυ, Arist.EN1111a12.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (4):
    • Xenophon, On the Art of Horsemanship, 8.10
    • Polybius, Histories, 10.20.3
    • Aretaeus, De causis et signis acutorum morborum (lib. 1), 1.6
    • Aelian, Varia Historia, 3.11
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