λάταξ

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Unknown. Probably from Proto-Indo-European *lat- (wet, damp; swamp), but possibly through an intermediary source such as Illyrian.

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λάταξ (látaks) (genitive λάταγος) f, third declension

  1. (usually plural) the drops of wine in the bottom of the cup which were thrown into a basin with a splash
  2. a water-quadruped, perhaps beaver

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