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τρόφ-ις , , , τρόφι, τό, gen. ιος, (τρέφω)
A.well-fed, stout, large, τ. κῦμα κυλίνδεται a huge, swollen wave, Il.11.307 (cf. τροφόεις); of men, ἐπεὰν γένωνται τρόφιες [οἱ παῖδες] when the children grow big, Hdt.4.9.
II. nursling, Lyc.264; τρόφις Ἐννοσιγαίου nursling of the earth-shaker, epith. of the dolphin, Opp. H.2.634 (v.l. τρόχις).
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    • Herodotus, Histories, 4.9
    • Homer, Iliad, 11.307
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