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οὖρον (cf. ὄρνῡμι): range, stretch; of the extent of a discus - throw (cf. δίσκουρα), Il. 23.431, and of a furrowʼs length, as ploughed by mules, Il. 10.351, Od. 8.124.
.οὖρον, ου, τό,
- urine, Hdt., etc.
οὖρον, ου, τό,
Ionic for ὅρος
- boundary, used by Hom. in three places, viz., ὅσα δίσκου οὖρα πέλονται as far as is the limit or space of a quoitʼs throw (cf. δίσκουρα), Il.; ὅσσον τʼ ἐπὶ οὖρα πέλονται ἡμιόνων as far as is the range of mules (in ploughing), id=Il.; and so, more fully ὅσσον τʼ οὖρον πέλει ἡμιόνοιϊν, τόσσον ὑπεκπροθέων Od.: —what the distance expressed by the range of mules may be is uncertain; the common explanation is the length by which mules would distance oxen in ploughing a given space in the same time.