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θρεπ-τικός , ή, όν, to feed or rear, τινος Pl.Plt.267b, cf. 276b, 276c; nourishing, “-ώτερα μῆλαDiph.Siph. ap. Ath.3.82f; -ώτατος οἶνος Mnesith.ib.1.32d.
II. of or promoting growth, “ δύναμις τῆς ψυχῆς θ. καὶ γεννητική An.416a19; θ. ψυχή ib.415a23; τὸ θ. the principle of growth, Id.EN1102b11; θ. καὶ αὐξητικὴ ζωή ib. 1098a1; opp. φθαρτικός, Polystr.p.23 W. Adv. “-κῶςPorph.Gaur.1.1.
III. causing to heal up, “ἑλκῶνDsc.1.43.
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    • Aristotle, Nicomachean Ethics, 1098a.1
    • Plato, Statesman, 267b
    • Plato, Statesman, 276b
    • Plato, Statesman, 276c
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