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ῥιζ-όω ,
A.cause to strike root: metaph., plant, fix firmly, “ὅς μιν [τὴν ναῦν] λᾶαν θῆκε καὶ ἐρρίζωσεν ἔνερθενOd.13.163; [νήσους] κατὰ βυσσὸν πρυμνόθεν (s. v.l.) Call.Del.35:—Pass., of trees and plants, take root, strike root, X.Oec.19.9, Thphr.CP1.2.1:—Med., ἄριστον ῥιζώσασθαι, of the fig, Id.HP2.5.6; so αἱ πίνναι ἐρρίζωνται, opp. ἀρρίζωτοι, Arist. HA548a5; “. ἐπί τινοςAP6.66 (Paul.Sil.); ὀδὸς βάθροισι γῆθεν ἐρριζωμένος made fast or solid, S.OC1591; of a bridge, “αἰώνιος ἐρρίζωταιEpigr.Gr.1078.7 (Adana).
II. Pass. also of land, to be planted with trees, “ἀλωὴ ἐρρίζωταιOd.7.122.
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    • Herodotus, Histories, 1.64
    • Plato, Laws, 839a
    • Sophocles, Oedipus at Colonus, 1591
    • Xenophon, Economics, 19.9
    • Homer, Odyssey, 13.163
    • Homer, Odyssey, 7.122
    • New Testament, Ephesians, 3.18
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