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πεπτ-ικός , ή, όν, (πέσσω) to digest, “π. εἶναι τῆς τροφῆςArist.GA 766a32 ; ἔχειν τὴν κοιλίαν . . πεπτικωτάτην ib.749b24 ; δύναμις π. digestive power, Dsc.1.14.
II. promoting digestion, Arist.PA677b32, Long.466b32, Thphr.Lass.16, Str.15.2.10, Xenocr. ap. Orib.2.58.98 ; “πόαDsc.3.31 ; “φάρμακονGal.11.779.
III. promoting concoction, hence of the male seed, “σπέρμα π.Zeno Stoic.1.36.
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