κέντρον

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Etymology[edit]

From κεντέω (kentéō, I sting) + -τρον (-tron).

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κέντρον (kéntron) (genitive κέντρου) m, second declension

  1. Something with a sharp point: point, spike, spur
  2. sting, quill, thorn
  3. Torture device or instrument of motivation: whip, goad
  4. nail, rivet

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