θυρεός

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek θύρα (thúra).

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θυρεός (thureós) (genitive θυρεοῦ); m, second declension

  1. a stone put against a door to keep it shut, a door-stone
  2. a wide oblong shield (like a door), opp. to ἀσπίς (aspís, the round shield) (as Lat. scūtum to clipeus)
  3. disk forming part of καθετήρ (kathetḗr)
  4. (mathematics) oval

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