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ἔγκαρπ-ος , ον,
A.containing fruit, “κάλυξιν ἐγκάρποις χθονόςS.OT25; fruitful, “σπέρματαPl.Phdr.276b; of soil, Thphr.CP2.4.2; γᾶν ἔγκαρπον φέρειν may the earth bear produce, SIG526.41 (Crete); “δένδραPlu.2.2e; τέλη ἔγκαρπα tithe of produce, S.Tr.238: metaph., χρήσιμον καὶ . fruitful, Plu.2.776b, cf. Luc.Merc.Cond.39 (Sup.). Adv. -πως, διακεῖσθαιAen.Tact.7.1.
II. ἔγκαρπα, τά, festoons of fruit on friezes or the capitals of columns, Lat. encarpa, Vitr.4.1.7.
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    • Plato, Phaedrus, 276b
    • Sophocles, Oedipus Tyrannus, 25
    • Sophocles, Trachiniae, 238
    • Lucian, De mercede, 39
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