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μαι-ευτικός , ή, όν,
A.skilled in midwifery, ib.151c; μαιευτικὴ τέχνη or -κή alone, art of delivery, Id.Plt.268b; esp. metaph. of the Socratic method of eliciting from others what was in their minds without their knowing it, Id.Tht.161e, D.L.3.49sq.; οἱ μ. διάλογοι of Plato, such as Alc. 1, La., Ly., Thrasyll.ib.59. Adv. -“κῶςPoll.4.208.
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    • Plato, Theaetetus, 151c
    • Plato, Theaetetus, 161e
    • Plato, Statesman, 268b
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