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ἀκρό-δρυα , τά, prop.
A.fruits grown on upper branches of trees, esp. hard-shelled fruits, opp. ὀπώρα, Hp.Aff.61, Arist.HA606b2, cf. Gp. 10.74.2, Ath.2.52a; also, fruits generally, Glaucides ap.eund.3.81a, Arist.Pr.930b26, PPetr.3p.196 (iii B. C.), PAvrom.1 A13 (i B. C.), Plu.Alex.23; “μάζῃ καὶ τοῖς . ἀρκούμενοιEpicur.Fr.466.
2. trees which produce such fruits, Pl.Criti.115b, X.Oec.19.12, Thphr.CP6.11.2; “φυτὰ ἀκροδρύωνD.53.15:—fruit-trees in general (incl. vine and olive), Thphr.HP4.4.11. (Sg. in AP9.555 (Crin.), Ath.2.49e; cf. ἀκρόδρυον: πλῆρες μέτρον (Tarent.), Hsch.
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    • Demosthenes, Against Nicostratus, 15
    • Plato, Critias, 115b
    • Xenophon, Economics, 19.12
    • Plutarch, Alexander, 23
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