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τελεσφορ-έω ,
A.bring fruit to perfection, Thphr.HP8.7.6, Ev.Luc.8.14:—Pass., “τελεσφορουμένων καρπῶνD.S.2.36.
2. of young women, bear perfect offspring, Artem.1.16; τ. καὶ μὴ ἀποβάλλειν τὸ ἔμβρυον Dsc.Eup.2.97:—Pass., of the offspring, Corn.ND34, Sor.1.41, Jul.Or.7.220c.
3. generally, bring to a head, ἔαρ ἐς κορυφὴν τ. [νοῦσον] Aret.SD1.16, cf. Phld.Lib.p.31 O.:—Pass., to be brought to perfection, Longin.14.3.
II. pay toll or custom, X.Vect.3.5.
III. to be a τελεσφόφος (111.2), GDI4837 (Cyrene), in form -φορέντες, cf. Africa Italiana 2.130, 153 (ibid.).
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (4):
    • Xenophon, Ways and Means, 3.5
    • Aretaeus, De causis et signis acutorum morborum (lib. 2), 1.16
    • New Testament, Luke, 8.14
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 2.36
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