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πτερο-ρρυ^έω , (ῥέω)
A.shed the feathers, moult, Ar.Av.106, Pl.Phdr.246c, Com.Adesp.172, Arist.HA 564a32, 600a23: metaph., to be plucked, fleeced, plundered, Ar.Av. 284; “π. τὸν πλοῦτονPhilostr.VA6.36 (πτερορροεῖν is interpol. in Arist.GA783b17).
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (4):
    • Aristophanes, Birds, 106
    • Aristophanes, Birds, 284
    • Plato, Phaedrus, 246c
    • Philostratus the Athenian, Life of Apollonius of Tyana, 6.36
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