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κηπ-εύω ,
A.rear in a garden, λάχανα, σῖτον, Luc.VH1.34, Phdr.p.202 A.:—Pass., Dsc.3.43; τὰ κηπευόμενα garden plants, Arist.PA668a18, Thphr.HP7.1.1, Gal.6.542; Ἠριδανὸς ὕδασι κ. κόρας, i.e. the Phaethontids, who became poplars, Eub.67.6: metaph., tend, cherish, “βόστρυχονE.Tr.1175.
II. cultivate like a garden, Thphr. CP4.6.7 (Pass.), Hld.9.4 (Pass.): metaph., vivify, freshen, Αἰδὼς κ. δρόσοις [τὸν λειμῶνα] E.Hipp.78; “ὁπόσα ποταμὸς κ.Philostr.VA2.26.
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    • Euripides, Hippolytus, 78
    • Euripides, Trojan Women, 1175
    • Philostratus the Athenian, Life of Apollonius of Tyana, 2.26
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