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φυ^τουργ-ός , όν,
A.tending plants or trees,φ. δένδρωνSecund.Sent.16: as Subst., planter, gardener,φ. ἱεροὶ ἈπόλλωνοςSIG22 (Epist.Darei), cf. APl.4.255, Plu.2.2b.
II. metaph., begetting, generating,πατὴρ φ.A.Supp.592 (lyr.); “τοῦ φ. πατρόςS.OT1482; φ. (without πατήρ) E.Tr.481; “φυτουργὸς ΘέτιδοςId.IA949; in later Prose, “πατέρα καὶ φ.Jul.Or.2.83a.
2. creator, author, Pl.R.597d.
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    • Aeschylus, Suppliant Maidens, 592
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    • Euripides, Trojan Women, 481
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