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

⇒ The Discobolus of Myron was a famous statue of antiquity, and several copies or imitations of it have been preserved.

 

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