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σκι^α_τροφ-έω , Ion. σκι^ητροφέω ; Att.also σκια_τρα^φέω (v. infr.): (σκιά, τρέφω):—
A.rear in the shade or within doors, i.e. bring up tenderly, σκιατροφοῦντες [τὰ σώματα] Max.Tyr.28.3:—Pass., keep in the shade, shun heat and labour, “σκηνὰς πηξάμενοι ἐσκιητροφέοντοHdt.6.12; “μὴ σκιατραφούμενοςTrag.Adesp.546.8 (v.l. -τροφ-)“; καθῆσθαι καὶ σκιατραφεῖσθαιX.Oec.4.2, cf. Muson.Fr.11p.59H. (-τροφ-, v.l. -τραφ-; ἐσκιατ ραφημένη (v.l. -τροφ-)“ σωμάτων ἕξιςPlu.2.8d; “ὁπλίτας ἐσκιατροφημένουςMax.Tyr.30.7; of a plant, σκιατροφούμενος growing in the shade, Thphr.CP2.7.4.
II. intr. in Act., wear a shade, cover one's head, “σκιητροφέουσι, . . τιάρας φορέοντεςHdt.3.12: hence also, like Pass., πλούσιος ἐσκιατροφηκώς a rich effeminate man, opp. πένης ἡλιωμένος one who bears all the heat of the day, Pl.R.556d.
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    • Herodotus, Histories, 3.12
    • Herodotus, Histories, 6.12
    • Plato, Republic, 556d
    • Xenophon, Economics, 4.2
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