βύβλος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Papyrus received its early Greek name (byblos, byblinos) from its being exported to the Aegean through Byblos.

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Noun[edit]

βύβλος (búblos) (genitive βύβλου) f, second declension

  1. papyrus (both in reference to the plant and writings using the paper-like material derived from the plant)
  2. book

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