κρόκος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Semitic loanword. Compare Akkadian kurkanū [Cuneiform needed], Arabic كركم (kúrkum), and Hebrew כרכום (karkom).

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Noun[edit]

κρόκος (krókos) (genitive κρόκου) m, second declension

  1. saffron, Crocus sativus
  2. saffron (dye)
  3. yolk (of an egg)

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Noun[edit]

κρόκος (krókosm (plural κρόκοι)

  1. yolk, egg yolk.
  2. (botany) crocus
  3. (cooking) saffron (herb)

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