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κουρο-τρόφος , ον,
A.rearing children, rare in lit. sense, “γυνὴ νεοτόκος καὶ κ.Aret. CA2.3: usu. metaph., ἀγαθὴ κ. good nursing-mother, of Ithaca, Od. 9.27, cf. Pi.Fr.109; “κ. ἙλλάςE.Tr.566 (lyr., s.v.l.); Ἀπόλλωνος κ., of Delos, Call.Del.2, 276: freq. as epith. of goddesses, as Hecate, Hes.Th.450; “ἌρτεμιςD.S.5.73; “ΛοχίαSupp.Epigr.3.400.9 (Delph., iii B. C.); of the Roman goddess Rumina, Plu.2.278d; esp. of Aphrodite, Hom.Epigr.12; called K. alone, IG12.840.9, Ar.Th.299, Pl. Com.174.7, Luc.DMeretr.5.1; αἱ πύλαι αἱ κατὰ Κουροτρόφον, at Delos, IG11(2).203A46 (iii B. C.):—in form Κουροτρόπος , (sc. μήν), name of Acarnanian month, ib.5(1).29.11 (Sparta).
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (7):
    • Aristophanes, Thesmophoriazusae, 299
    • Euripides, Trojan Women, 566
    • Hesiod, Theogony, 450
    • Homer, Odyssey, 9.27
    • Aretaeus, De curatione acutorum morborum libri duo, 2.3
    • Lucian, Dialogi meretricii, 5.1
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 5.73
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