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ὠμο-βόειος , α, ον, Ion. ὠμο-βόεος , or ὠμο-βόϊνος ,
A.of raw, untanned ox-hide,ἀσπίδας ὠμοβοΐναςHdt.7.76,79; γέρρα δασειῶν βοῶν ὠμοβόεια (v.l. -βόϊνα) X.An.4.7.22; δερμάτων ὠμοβοείων (v.l. βοΐνων) ib.26; σάλπιγξιν ὠμοβοΐναις ib.7.3.32 codd.:— ὠμοβοέη (sc. δορά), a raw ox-hide (cf. λεοντέη, etc.), Hdt.3.9, 4.65: in later writers usu. in form ὠμο-βόϊνος , Str.15.1.42, D.S.3.8, etc.: acc. pl. ὠμοβοεῖς in AP6.21.4 is formed by a false analogy, as if fr. ὠμοβοεύς.
II. ὠμοβοείου μοι παραθεὶς τόμον . . , καὶ τρία μοι κεράσας ὠμοβοειότερα . . having set before me a slice of raw beef, and mixed me three cups yet more raw than beef, AP11.137 (Lucill.).
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (7):
    • Herodotus, Histories, 3.9
    • Herodotus, Histories, 4.65
    • Herodotus, Histories, 7.76
    • Xenophon, Anabasis, 7.3.32
    • Xenophon, Anabasis, 4.7.22
    • Strabo, Geography, 15.1.42
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 3.8
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