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τοκ-άς , άδος, , (τίκτω)
A.of or for breeding, brood,σύες θήλειαι τοκάδεςOd.14.16, cf. PSI4.379.21 (iii B. C.), PCair.Zen.152 (iii B. C.), Plb.12.4.8, etc.; “φόρος χηνῶν τοκάδωνPPetr.3p.286 (iii B. C.); “ὀρνείθων τελείων τοκάδωνPOxy.1207.9 (ii A. D.); prolific,γυναῖκεςStr.4.1.2; τοκάδα τὴν κεφαλὴν ἔχει, of Zeus, Luc.DDeor.9.1.
2. having just brought forth, Eub.149; “τ. λέαιναwith cubs, E.Med.187 (anap.); “τ. κύνεςwith pups, Call.Dian.89 (τ. as Subst., mothers, AP9.268 (Antip. Thess.)); of goats, Theoc.8.63: rarely of women, “ὅσαι δὲ τοκάδες ἦσανE.Hec.1157; γενναίων τ᾽ ἐκ τοκάδων born from noble mothers, Id.Cyc.42 (lyr.); τοκάδα τὰν . . Βάκχου his mother, Id.Hipp.560 (lyr.); τ. κόνις one's motherland, Lyc.316.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (8):
    • Euripides, Cyclops, 42
    • Euripides, Hecuba, 1157
    • Euripides, Hippolytus, 560
    • Euripides, Medea, 187
    • Homer, Odyssey, 14.16
    • Polybius, Histories, 12.4.8
    • Strabo, Geography, 4.1.2
    • Lucian, Dialogi deorum, 9.1
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