Definition of discobolus in English:
noun (plural discoboli /-lʌɪ/)
A discus-thrower in ancient Greece.
- Born in Boeotia, he was active in Athens, and so is accounted an Athenian sculptor. Of his works, the most famous was a Discobolus.
- He also produced two ideal statues, "Hope," and a discobolus.
- The design contains an ancient statue depicting a discobolus in his attempt to throw the discus and the five Olympic circles.
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