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ἀγοστός , ,
A.flat of the hand, Hom. only in Il., in the phrase “ δ᾽ ἐν κονίῃσι πεσὼν ἕλε γαῖαν ἀγοστῷ11.425, al.; “χειρὸς .A.R.3.120.
II. arm, = ἀγκάλη, Theoc.17.129, AP7.464 (Antip.); pl., ib.5.254.15 (Paul. Sil.): metaph., [“Ἀκαδημείας] ἐν ἀγοστῷSimon. 150.
III. dirt, filth, Sch.Il.6.506. (Perh. cognate with Skt. haástas 'hand'.)
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