Discoboli
Discobolus Dis*cob"o*lus, n.; pl. {Discoboli}. [L., fr. Gr. ?; ? a discu + ? to throw.] (Fine Arts) (a) A thrower of the discus. (b) A statue of an athlete holding the discus, or about to throw it. [1913 Webster]

Note: The Discobolus of Myron was a famous statue of antiquity, and several copies or imitations of it have been preserved. [1913 Webster]


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