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περιορύσσω , Att. περιόρμ-ττω ,
A.dig round, π. λίμνην dig a lake round . . , Hdt.2.99 ; “π. πρὸς τὰς ῥίζαςArist.Pr.923b10 ; “μέχρι τῶν ῥιζῶνThphr. CP5.6.3 ; “τὴν ῥίζανJ.BJ7.6.3:—Pass., “τάφρου κύκλῳ περιορυχθείσηςPl.Criti.118c ; “ῥίζης -ορυχθείσηςDsc.1.126.
2. dig up around, “τὰ πλησίονPlu.Rom.20.
3. dig out around, “τοὺς λίθουςId.Ant.45.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (5):
    • Herodotus, Histories, 2.99
    • Flavius Josephus, The Jewish War, 7.6.3
    • Plato, Critias, 118c
    • Plutarch, Antonius, 45
    • Plutarch, Romulus, 20
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