γρύψ

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Uncertain. Could be related to γρυπός (grupós, curved). Could be of Indo-European origin, compare Old English crumb, crump (bent, crooked), Old High German krump. Most likely an Anatolian loan, compare Akkadian [script?] (karūbu), Hebrew כרוב (kerúv).

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Noun[edit]

γρύψ (grúps) (genitive γρυπός) m, third declension

  1. griffin

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