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From Ancient Greek τρώγω (trṓgō). Forms with stem -φαγ- derived from the stem of Ancient Greek ἔφαγον (éphagon).

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τρώω (tróo) (simple past έφαγα, passive form τρώγομαι)

  1. eat (chew and swallow food)
  2. eat, breakfast, dine (have a meal)
  3. (religion) eat nonfasting foods
  4. corrode, abrade, eat into, rust away
  5. bite, sting (by insect,etc)
  6. (figuratively) take bribes

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