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Headword: Λωβητῆρα
Adler number: lambda,723
Translated headword: destroyer, outrager, slanderer
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] insolent man.[1]
Also [sc. attested with the spelling] λωβήτωρ ["destroyer"], [meaning] one who harms.[2]
"The boar, untiring destroyer of grape shoots."[3]
Greek Original:
Λωβητῆρα: ὑβριστήν. καὶ Λωβήτωρ, ὁ βλαπτικός. βοτρύων ἀκάμαντα φυτῶν λωβήτορα κάπρον.
Notes:
cf. generally lambda 722.
[1] The headword is accusative singular of λωβητήρ . Same or similar glossing in other lexica (see the references at Photius lambda499 Theodoridis) and in a scholion on Homer, Iliad 2.275, from where it is quoted.
[2] cf. Hesychius lambda1488.
[3] Greek Anthology 6.168.1, quoted already at alpha 790.
Keywords: agriculture; botany; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; epic; ethics; poetry; zoology
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 20 June 2009@23:16:47.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (another keyword; tweaks and cosmetics) on 21 June 2009@04:19:22.
David Whitehead (tweaking) on 22 April 2013@06:50:44.

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