Pedotrophy Pe*dot"ro*phy, n. [Gr. ?, fr. pai^s, paido`s, a child + ? to nourish: cf. F. p['e]dotrophie.] The art of nourishing children properly. [1913 Webster]

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  • pedotrophy — The art of raising children properly …   Grandiloquent dictionary

  • -trophy — trəfē, fi noun combining form ( es) Etymology: New Latin trophia, from Greek, from troph + ia y : nutrition : nourishment : nurture : growth eu …   Useful english dictionary

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