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ὀγκ-ώδης (A), ες, (ὄγκος B)
A.swelling, rounded, πλευρὰ . . πρὸς τὴν γαστέρα -εστέρα, of a horse, X.Eq.1.12 ; μέρος τι . (sc. τοῦ οἰσοφάγου) Arist.PA674b24.
2. bulky, σώματα ., of birds, ib.694a11, cf. GA749b32 (Comp.).
II. metaph., puffed up, Pl.Men.90a ; “τὸ ἡρωικὸν . . ὀγκωδέστατον τῶν μέτρωνweightiest, Arist.Po.1459b35 ; “. ποιήματαbombastic, Phld. Po.5.5 ; “τὸ .turgidity, D.H.Din.7, Heraclid. Pont. ap. Ath.4.624d.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (4):
    • Aristotle, Poetics, 1459b.35
    • Plato, Meno, 90a
    • Xenophon, On the Art of Horsemanship, 1.12
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, De Dinarcho, 7
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