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ἀγρός , οῦ, ,
A.field, mostly in pl., fields, lands, Il.23.832, Od.4.757, Pi.P.4.149, etc.; opp. κῆποι, Theopomp. Hist. 89; sg., farm, Od.24.205; also in pl., X.HG2.4.1:—tilled land, opp. fallow, “ἀγρὸς καὶ ἀργός, Ἀθηνᾶ20.167 (Erythrae).
2. country, opp. town, Od.17.182, E.Supp.884, etc.; “ἀγρὸν τὰν πόλιν ποιεῖςEpich.169; ἀγρῷ in the country, Od.11.188; ἐπ᾽ ἀγροῦ in the country, 1.190, 22.47; “ἐπ᾽ ἀγρὸῦ νόσφι πόληος1.185; in pl., “κατὰ πτόλιν ἠὲ κατ᾽ ἀγρούς17.18; “ἐν οἴκοις 'ν ἀγροῖςS. OT112; ἐπ᾽ ἀγρῶν ib.1049; “ἀγροῖσιId.El.313; “τὸν ἐξ ἀγρῶνId.OT1051; “τὰ ἐξ ἀγρῶνTh.2.13, cf. 14; “κατ᾽ ἀγρούςCratin. 318, Pl.Lg.881c; “οἰκεῖν ἐν ἀγρῷAr.Fr.387.2; τὰ ἐν ἀγρῷγιγνόμενα fruits, X.Mem.2.9.4, cf. An.5.3.9:—prov., οὐδὲν ἐξ ἀγροῦ λέγεις, ἀγροῦπλέως, i.e. boorish, Suid., Hsch.—Rare in later Greek, Ev.Marc. 15.21, PAmh.2.134.5, POxy.967. [α^ by nature, so always in Com., exc.Ar.Av. 579, Philem.116; α_γρόθεν in Alc. Com.19 is paratrag.] (Cf. Skt. ájras 'plain', prob. fr. aj 'drive' (cf. ἄγω), i.e. pasture.
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