Definition of discobolus in English:


Line breaks: disc|ob¦olus
Pronunciation: /dɪˈskɒbələs/

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noun (plural discoboli /-lʌɪ/)

A discus-thrower in ancient Greece.


early 18th century: via Latin from Greek diskobolos, from diskos 'discus' + -bolos '-throwing' (from ballein 'to throw').

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