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ῥοφ-έω , A.Eu.264, Ar.V.906, etc.; also ῥοφάνω (ῥυ^φ-), Hp. Morb.2.12, 19, etc.; ῥοφάω , PMag.Lond.121.182 (ῥοφωμένην together with
A.ῥοφοῦντιColot. in Ly.7 [col. 9]), Sch. T Il.5.126:—fut. “ῥοφήσομαιAr.V.814; whence Elmsl. alters ῥοφήσεις into -ήσει in Ach.278, Eq.360 (ἐκ-), Pax 716: aor. “ἐρρόφησαHp.Morb.2.42, Ar. Eq.51, (ἐπεκ-) ib.701, (ἀπ-) X.Cyr.1.3.10:—Pass., aor. part. “ῥοφηθείςNic.Al.389:—a form ῥυ^φέω (Ion. acc. to Phot.) occurs in Hippon. 132; aor. “ῥυφῆσαιAr.Fr.450; Med. “ῥυφήσασθαιHp.Epid.7.11:—sup greedily up, gulp down, “ἀπὸ ζῶντος . ἐρυθρὸν . . πελανόνA.Eu.264(lyr.), cf. Ar.V.812,814, etc.; τινος some of a thing, Luc.Lex.5; “ῥοφοῦντα πίνειν ὥσπερ βοῦνX.An.4.5.32: abs., Ar.Eq.51, V.906,982; of Charybdis, Arist.Mete.356b15.
2. drain dry, empty, “τρύβλιονAr. Ach.278, Eq.905; so . ἀρτηρίας, of the poison on the robe of Heracles, S.Tr.1055.
II. live on slops, opp. ξηρὸν σιτίον, Hp. VM6. (Cf. Lat. sorbeo, Lith. srebiù 'sip', etc.)
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