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Φιλοκαλοῦμέν τε γὰρ μετ' εὐτελείας καὶ φιλοσοφοῦμεν ἄνευ μαλακίας -> Our love of what is beautiful does not lead to extravagance; our love of the things of the mind does not makes us soft.
Τhucydides, 2.40.1
Full diacritics: βολεών Medium diacritics: βολεών Low diacritics: βολεών Capitals: ΒΟΛΕΩΝ
Transliteration A: boleṓn Transliteration B: boleōn Transliteration C: voleon Beta Code: bolew/n

English (LSJ)

ῶνος, ὁ,

   A dunghill, Din. ap. Harp., Philem.221 codd., Nic. ap. Harp., Eust.1404 fin.

German (Pape)

[Seite 452] ῶνος, ὁ (ein Ort, wo man etwas hinwirft), Mistgrube, Harpocr. Cram. An. Ox. II, 492 aus Din. u. Philem.

Greek (Liddell-Scott)

βολεών: -ῶνος, ὁ, (βολὴ) σωρὸς ἀκαθαρσιῶν, κόπρου, Φιλήμ. ἐν Ἀδήλ. 120· πρβλ. σιτοβολών.

Spanish (DGE)

-ῶνος, ὁ
1 estercolero Philem.186, Din.Fr.3.3, Nicand.Thyat.3, Eust.1404.65.
2 lugar de amarre, amarradero en un puerto EM 204.25G.

Frisk Etymological English

Meaning: dunghill (Din.)
Derivatives: βολεός heaped inscr. II B.C. (LSJSupp.) λίθοι as boundary marks.
Origin: GR [a formation built with Greek elements]X [probably]
Etymology: Generally derived from βάλλω, but this could be delusive. The suffix is obscure, Chantr. Form. 164. βολεός may be cognate or not.