λήκυθος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Uncertain. Has been connected to Old Church Slavonic лакъть (lakŭtĭ, pot), but the connection is problematic. Could also be related to λάγυνος (lágunos) and λάγιον (lágion).

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Noun[edit]

λήκυθος (lḗkuthos) (genitive ληκύθου) f, second declension

  1. oil flask, oil bottle
  2. cosmetics case
  3. trope, rhetorical figure, big word
  4. Adam's apple

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