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ἐλεφαντιστής

Μολὼν λαβέ -> Come and take them
Plutarch, Apophthegmata Laconica 225C12
Full diacritics: ἐλεφαντιστής Medium diacritics: ἐλεφαντιστής Low diacritics: ελεφαντιστής Capitals: ΕΛΕΦΑΝΤΙΣΤΗΣ
Transliteration A: elephantistḗs Transliteration B: elephantistēs Transliteration C: elefantistis Beta Code: e)lefantisth/s

English (LSJ)

οῦ, ὁ,

   A elephant-driver, Arist.HA497b28 (cf. Demetr. Eloc.97), Porph.Abst.3.6.    II shield of elephant-hide, App.Pun.46.

German (Pape)

[Seite 796] ὁ, der Elephantenführer, Arist. H. A. 2, 1. – Bei App. Pun. 46 ein Schild aus Elephantenhaut.

Greek (Liddell-Scott)

ἐλεφαντιστής: -οῦ, ὁ, ὁδηγὸς ἐλέφαντος, Ἀριστ. π. τὰ Ζ. Ἱστ. 2. 1, 6. ΙΙ. ἀσπὶς ἐκ δέρματος ἐλέφαντος, Ἀππ. Καρχ. 46.

Spanish (DGE)

-οῦ, ὁ
1 cornac, conductor de elefantes Arist.HA 497b28, 610a27, Porph.Abst.3.6.
2 escudo de piel de elefante τὰ ἀκόντια ἐς τὸν ἐλεφαντιστὴν ἐκδεχόμενος App.Pun.46.

Greek Monolingual

ἐλεφαντιστής, ο (Α)
1. οδηγός ή γυμναστής ελεφάντων
2. ασπίδα από δέρμα ελέφαντα.