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ὀπυίω , Att. ὀπύω Arist.EN1148b32, Moer.p.278 P., also Cerc.17.41 (Hsch. gives ὀπυόλαι: γεγαμηκότες), used by Hom. only in pres., and in impf. with or without augm.: fut. ὀπύσω [υ_] Ar.Ach.255.—Ep. Verb, used also in Cret. (v. infr.) and later Att. Prose:
II. later, in Act., merely to have connexion with a woman, Cerc. l.c., Luc.Eun. 12, Merc.Cond.41, etc.:—Pass., of the woman, “οὐκ ὀπύουσιν ἀλλ᾽ ὀπύονται [γυναῖκες]Arist. l.c., cf. AP10.56.7 (Pall.); “ἔνθ᾽ ἂν εὕρῃ τὸν ἄρρενα ὑπὸ τῆς θηλείας ὀπυιόμενονD.H.19.2. (ὀπύςψω, cf. ὀπυσ-τύς and perh. Skt. pusyati 'nourish', 'maintain'.)
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