κόκκος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Uncertain; possibly from Pre-Greek.

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κόκκος (kókkos) (genitive κόκκου) m, second declension

  1. grain, seed, kernel
  2. The Kermes Oak
  3. insects of the genus Kermes, which live on the oak.
  4. A scarlet dye made from the crushed bodies of the kermes bugs
  5. scarletberry, Solanum dulcamara
  6. the colour scarlet
  7. testicle

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek κόκκος (kókkos).

Noun[edit]

κόκκος (kókkosm (plural κόκκοι)

  1. speck, grain, particle

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