(in classical Greece) a discus thrower
a statue of a discus thrower
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How to use discobolus in a sentence
The Apollo and the discobolus are engaged in the same purpose—the one watching the effect of his arrow, the other of his discus.
A crucifix hung beneath the Correggio; a plaster model of the discobolus stood between the windows.The Title Market | Emily Post
In one of these villas, excavated by the king of Italy in 1906, was found a fine replica of the famous discobolus of Myron.
His waist was thick with pones of sinew bulging over the hips, as one sees in the statue of discobolus.The Cruise of the Dry Dock | T. S. Stribling
It is never a right angle (see the discobolus), but it approaches very closely to a right angle.Pedagogical Anthropology | Maria Montessori