βδέλλα

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From βδάλλω (bdállō, I milk”, (in the middle voice, of a cow) “I yield to milking”; “I suck).

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Noun[edit]

βδελλᾰ (bdella) (genitive βδέλλας) f, first declension

  1. leech
    1. lamprey
  2. bdellium

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References[edit]

  • LSJ 7th edition

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Etymology[edit]

From the Ancient Greek βδέλλα (bdélla, leech).

Noun[edit]

βδέλλα (vdéllaf (plural βδέλλες)

  1. leech
  2. (figuratively) leech, parasite

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