A.made, freq. in Hom., esp. of houses and arms, always in the sense of εὖ ποιητός, well made, “δόμοις ἔνι ποιητοῖσι” Il. 5.198, Od.13.306; “ποιητὰς . . πύλας” Il.12.470; also “πύκα ποιητός” 18.608, Od.1.333,436, al.: generally, made, “εἰ δ᾽ ἦν π. τε καὶ ἔνθετον ἀνδρὶ νόημα” Thgn.435; π. φρέατα, opp. natural springs, Plu.Sol. 23; cultivated, opp. ἄγριος, Aret.CD1.4; “ἕλκεα” self-inflicted, Tryph. 229.
II. made into a son, adopted, παῖς π., opp. ἀληθινός, γεννητός, Pl.Lg.878e, 923e; οἱ π. τῶν πατέρων adopted fathers, Lycurg. 48; π. πολῖται factitious citizens, not so born, Arist.Pol.1275a6, cf. D.45.78.