strabo


strabo
strabo, ōnis, m. (στράβων), I) der Schielende (vgl. paetus), Cic. u.a. – bildl., der Schelsüchtige, Lucil. 704. Varro sat. Men. 176. – II) Strabo als röm. Familienname, s. Plin. 11, 150.

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