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σιτίον 1 σῖτος mostly in pl. σιτία

1.grain, corn: food made from grain, bread, ποιεῖσθαι σιτία ἀπὸ ὀλυρέων to feed off spelt, Hdt.
2.generally, food, victuals, provisions, id=Hdt.; σιτία ἡμερῶν τριῶν three days' provision, of soldiers, Ar.; σιτία καὶ ποτά meat and drink, Plat., Xen.
3.τἀν Πρυτανείῳ σιτία public maintenance in the Prytaneum, Ar.; cf. σίτησις.
4.rarely food for dogs, Xen.

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