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ζωογον-έω ,
A.propagate or engender living creatures, of inanimate substances, φύσις ζ. Thphr.CP3.22.3, cf. HP8.11.2 (so in Med., Id.CP3.24.3), Arist.Mir.835b26; of animals, breed, like ζωοτοκέω, D.S.1.88, Plu.2.494c:—Pass., Arist.Mir.832a14: generally, engender [“στοιχεῖον] ἕκαστον ἀπὸ ἑτέρου -εῖταιVett.Val.162.17.
II. to be viviparous, Thphr.HP7.14.3; produce alive, Luc.Am.19; ζ. παρθένον, of Zeus, producing Pallas alive from his head, Id.DDeor.8, cf. D.S.1.23.
2. make alive, quicken, τι Thphr.CP4.15.2:—Pass., Arist.Fr.311, Isid. ap. Ath.2.93f: metaph., “σωφροσύνη ζ. τὸ φρονοῦνPh.2.378, cf. 435.
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