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γεωργ-έω ,
A.to be a husbandman, farmer, Pl.Lg.805e, X.Oec.14.2, etc.; “γ. ἐν τῇ γῇAnd. 1.92; “ἐν τῇ ΝάξῳPl.Euthphr.4c, etc.; γεωργεῖς ἐκ τούτων you have become a landed proprietor by these means (i. e. the fruits of treason), D.19.314: c. acc. cogn., γεωργίαν ζῶσαν γ. of pastoral nomads, Arist.Pol.1256a35:—Med., οἱ γεωργούμενοι Aristeas 112.
II. c. acc., till, plough, cultivate, πολλήν (sc. γῆν) Ar.Ec.592; τὰς ἄλλας [νήσους] Th.3.88; “γεωργῶν τὰ ἐκείνωνD.18.41:—Pass., of land, IG9(1).61 (Daulis); “χώρας γεγεωργημένης καὶ γεωργηθησομένηςSIG685.80 (Crete); “τὰ γεωργούμενα φυτάArist. Pr.896a10.
2. generally, cultivate, “ἐλαίανGp.9.2.6: hence, γ. ἔλαιον, οἶνον, produce it, D.C.49.36, cf. IG22.1100; “τοῦ γεωργουμένου οἴνουGp.6.7.2.
3. metaph., work at a thing, practise or exploit it, D.25.82; “φιλίανPlu.2.776b; “τέχνηνHld.6.6; “τὸν ἱππόδρομονLib.Or.35.13; cultivate, “ψυχὰς δόγμασιPh.2.348.
4. of a river, fertilize, Philostr.Im.1.11, Ep.59, Hld.2.28.
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