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φυτάλμιος 1 φύω

I.producing, nourishing, fostering, φυτάλμιοι γέροντες fostering sires or aged parents, Aesch.; λέκτρα φυτ. the marriage bed, Eur.
II.natural, by nature; Soph. O. C. 150 should be pointed thus: ἀλαῶν ὀμμάτων! ἆρα καὶ ἦσθα φυτάλμιος δυσαίων; woe for thy blind eyes! say wast thou thus miserable by nature, from thy birth?

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