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χελωνοφάγος [α^], ον,
A.eating tortoises, name of an eagle or Lämmergeier, Hsch.
II. turtle-eaters, pr. 11. of a people on the Arabian Gulf, Str.16.4.14, D.S.3.21, etc.; on the Indian Ocean and Persian Gulf, Plin.HN6.109, cf. 9.38, etc.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (3):
    • Strabo, Geography, 16.4.14
    • Pliny the Elder, Naturalis Historia, 9.38
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 3.21
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