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ἄγροικος , ον, (ἀγρός, οἰκέω)
A.dwelling in the fields, ζὧα, opp. ὄρεια, Arist.HA488b2; esp. of men, countryman, rustic, Ar.Nu.47; in Attica, οἱ ., = γεωμόροι (q. v.), Arist.Ath.13.2, D.H.2.8: mostly with the collat. sense of boorish, rude, Ar.Nu.628,646, etc., cf. Thphr. Char.4; “μέλος -ότερονAr.Ach.674; “. σοφίαPl.Phdr.229e, cf. Isoc.5.82(Comp.), Arist.EN1128a9; of fortune, Apollod.Car.5.14; . Δημοσθένης, of Dinarchus, D.H.Din.8. Adv. “-κωςAr.V.1320: Comp. “-οτέρωςPl.R.361e, X.Mem.3.13.1; “-ότερονPl.Phdr.260d.
II. rustic, “βίοςAr.Nu.43.
2. of fruits, common, opp. “γενναῖος, ὀπώραPl.Lg.844d. (ἀγροῖκος dwelling in the country, ἄγροικος boorish, acc. to Ammon.Diff.5, but this is very doubtful.)—Not found in early Ep. or Trag.
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