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P. and V. τροφή, ἡ, παιδεία, ἡ; see also begetting.
rearing of children: P. παιδοτροφία, ἡ.
rearing of horses: P. ἱπποτροφία, ἡ.
debt due for one's rearing: P. and V. τροφεῖα, τά.
yet she would but pay to the dead the debt due for her rearing: V. καὶ μὴν τίνοι γ' ἂν τῇ τεθνηκυίᾳ τροφάς (Eur., Orestes 109).